Research Interests

Positive psychology, Quality of Life, Happiness, Psychometrics, Leadership

Dr. Tithi Bhatnagar

Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Leadership and Change (CLC)

Ph.D. (IIT, Bombay), Certified Positive Psychology Coach (USA), M.A., Psychology (M.L.S. University, Udaipur).

Dr. Tithi Bhatnagar is currently working as Associate Professor and Deputy Director, Centre for Leadership and Change (CLC). She is responsible for Professional and Teachers Training Programs conducted at the Jindal Institute of Behavioural Sciences, O.P. Jindal Global University, and is the Executive Director of the Centre for Leadership and Change. She is also a member of the JIBS Ph.D. Committee.

She is a Psychologist by training and a Well-being and Happiness researcher and teacher by profession. Her doctoral research was in the area of Subjective Well-Being (SWB) from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Her professional experience is a mix of industry, freelance consulting, academics, training, and advisory roles. In her tenure with Infosys, she has worked on projects involving title holders, executive board members, and founders. Prior to joining JGU, she was leading the School of Humanities and Social Sciences at G.D. Goenka University. She also serves on an Industry Research Board as a Social Scientist for Stem Cell Research, and has been invited as Subject Matter Expert on University Academic Council on Curriculum Designing for UG and PG Psychology Programs.

A Gold and Silver Medallist for her Masters and Bachelors respectively, she is a Certified Positive Psychology Coach by none other than Dr. Robert Biswas-Diener (USA).

She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), the International Society of Quality-of-Life Studies (ISQOLS), and the Academic Council of United Nations (ACUNS).

Research Experience

She has presented research papers in several national and international conferences of repute. She has been awarded with various scholarships. Her dissertation had been shortlisted for the best dissertation award at the International and National levels. She was highlighted as the “Member of the Month” by the International Society for Quality-of-Life Studies” in 2021. She is regularly invited as a resource person for various Faculty Development Programs. Her research interests include Subjective Well-Being, Positive Psychology, Quality of Life, Happiness, Wisdom, Psychometrics, and Leadership.

Teaching Experience

At JGU, she teaches the following elective courses – Happiness at Workplace, Humor as a Tool for Business Success, The Psychology of Subjective Well-Being, and Foundations of Qualitative Research Methods. She teaches Research Methods modules to Doctoral Scholars.

Training Experience

At JIBS, Dr. Bhatnagar is responsible for managing the training initiatives including management development programs, teacher training programs, and the Management Consulting Fundamentals course offered to students and JGU employees. She has trained around 9000+ teachers, students, Govt. Officials, and executives on topics like Understanding Stress, Stress Management, Performance Enhancement, Subjective Well-Being, Multiple Intelligence, Work Life Balance, Effective Decision Making, Training Evaluation, Developing Empathy, Happiness at Workplace, Use of Humour for Business Success, Positive Education, Positive Psychology Interventions, The Science and Arts of Coaching, and Motivation at Workplace.



Sahni, S.P., Bhatnagar, T., & Gupta, P.G. (Eds) (2022). Spirituality and Management: from Models to Applications. Springer Nature, Singapore.

Sahni, S.P., Bhatnagar, T., & Gupta, P.G. (2022). Spirituality and Management: from Models to Applications (Edited). Springer Nature, Singapore. (In Print)