Board of Studies

Department of Gandhian Studies

Board of Studies

1 Dr. Shriram Jadhav

Former Secretray, Sevagram Ashram Pratishthan Wardha; Formerly Prof. and Head, Dept of History, Deogiri College, BAMU, Aurangabad, Ms.;  A leading Sarvodaya activist and thinker.

2 Dr. Rekha Shelke

Dean, Faculty of Social Sciences and Humanities, MGMU;  Principal, MGM’s College of Journalism and Mass Communication;  Chairman, Ad-hoc Board in Mass Communication & Journalism. Dr.Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, Maharashtra.

3 Sh. A. Annamalai 

Director, National Gandhi Museum, New Delhi ; Vice-Chairman, Holding Trustee Mandal, Central Gandhi Smarak Nidhi, New Delhi ; Hon.y. Director, Gandhi Study Centre, Chennai, Tamilnadu.

4 Prof. Mark Lindley

Professor of Eminence; Noted musicologist and a teacher of ecological economics; Born in Washington, D.C. he studied at Harvard University (A.B.), Juilliard School of Music (M.S.) and Columbia University (D. Phil.).

5 Dr. N. Radhakrishnan 

Chairman of Gandhi Peace Mission, Professor Emiretus and visiting Faculty to several of world’s prestigious Universities ; Founder, G. Ramachandran Institute of Nonviolence of Thiruvanthapuram (Kerala); Gandhian thinker, peace-activist, educator and author of over 75 books in English, Hindi, Malayalam and Tamil on Gandhi, Peace, Education and Harmony, Professor

6 Dr. Prem Anand Mishra 

Dean, Academics, HoD., Gandhian Studies and Peace Research, Gujarat Vidyapith, Ahmedabad; specialized in Gandhian Nonviolence.  A reputed researcher and writer.


7 Dr. Siby K. Joseph 

Director,  Jamanalal Bajaj Memorial Library and Research Centre, Sevagram Ashram Pratishthan, Sevagram, Wardha, MS; Former Dean, Institute of Gandhian Studies; Gandhian scholar and writer


8 Rajendra Deshpande

A Gandhian Researcher and a Nonviolence campaigner, Associated with wide national network of Gandhian activists such as ABRS (Akhil Bharat Rachnatmak Samaj) which promote constructive work across the country ; He is inducted as a member of Leaders Excellence Harvard Square’s Membership

9 Dr. John Chelladurai

Prof and Head, Dept of Gandhian Studies, MGMU; Former Director, India Peace Centre (2003-11); Former Dean (Studies), Gandhi Research Foundation (2015-21);  Specialized in Nonviolent Conflict Resolution, Peace Building and Sustainable rural reconstruction; He contributes periodically to the national journals on various aspects of Inclusive peace.