K.R. Mangalam University

Faculty Profile


Name :

Ms. Kusum


Email :

kusum.gulia@krmangalam.edu.in


Designation :

Assistant Professor

Education

  • UGC NET (English), June 2012
  • M.A. (English), 2008-10 from Dept. of English & Foreign Languages, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, (Haryana) 
  • B.A. (English Honours), 2005-08 from Govt. College for Women,  Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, (Haryana) 
  • B. Ed (Social Studies & English) 2013 from Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, (Haryana) 
  • One Year Computer Course Diploma, 2006 from Red Cross Institute of Computer Sciences, Rohtak, (Haryana)  
Work Experience

  • 2014-    :    Assistant Professor (English), School of Humanities, K. R. Mangalam University, Gurgaon,    (Haryana)
  • 2013-14:   Assistant Professor (Guest Faculty) Dept. of English & Foreign Languages, Maharshi  Dayanand     University, Rohtak , (Haryana)  
Biography

Since 2013, she has taught many courses to Graduate level students in M.D.U., Rohtak and K.R. M.U., Gurgaon such as: ‘History of English Literature (1350-1660)’, ‘Renaissance Tragedy (1350-1660)’, ‘Introduction to Prose’, ‘Remedial English’, and ‘Personality Development & Communication Skills.’ Currently, other than taking care of academic curricula of different streams of Graduate students, she is also mentoring and appraising students.

In her aspiration to be an all rounded teacher, Kusum authored a CS Lab Manual, in addition to teaching Communication Skills and English Literature courses to Graduate level students. She likes to use innovative and new age teaching methods such as teaching language using Language Games i.e. Etymology, word building, etc.

Her main objective is to make students competitive to meet the challenges of the current globalized era, and develop moral ethics among them.

Kusum herself has been a well-rounded in her student life. She actively participated in various extracurricular activities such as Table Tennis games, National Service Scheme etc. She aims to instill same level of active extracurricular participation in her mentee students.

Being a strong believer of the concept that every human being is a source of some kind of knowledge, Pursuit of knowledge is what she always looks out for; she wishes to pursue the same by interacting and mentoring students from all walks of life. Interaction with students as a to and fro medium of exchanging knowledge is something she always aspires for and this reflects in the learnability focused innovative teaching techniques that she deploys while teaching students.

Interest Area(s)

  1. English Literature;  British Modern Fiction
  2. Business Communication Skills
Research

  • English Literature;  British Modern Fiction
  • Business Communication Skills
  • Conferences/ Symposiums

     

    1. “Language Games: An Innovative Approach to ELT.” A research paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Challenges to Teacher Education in the Era of Globalization’ dated 30 Nov.-1 Dec.2013; organized by Dept. of Education, M.D.U. Rohtak
    2. “Tracing Regional Content in Manjul Bajaj’s Come, Before Evening Falls.” A research paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Unheard Regional Creative Voices’ dated January 23 & 24, 2014; organized by Dept. of English & Foreign Languages, M.D.U. Rohtak
    3. “Manju Kapur’s Difficult Daughters: A Search for Identity and Harmony.” A research paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Contemporary Literature: An Overview’ dated April 7 & 8, 2014; organized by Dept. of English and Foreign Languages, M.D.U. Rohtak
    4. “Subaltern Children in The Bluest Eye.” A research paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Voice to the voiceless: Reinterpreting Identity’ dated Feb. 7, 2014; organized by English Dept., KVA DAV College for Women, Karnal
    5. There Is No Language without Literature.” A research paper presented in National Seminar on ‘Multidisciplinary Dimensions: English Literature’ dated January 24, 2015; organized by English Dept., KVA DAV College for Women, Karnal
    6. “The Search for the Self: A Study of The Bluest Eye.” A research paper presented in an International conference on ‘The Power of Inner Peace’ held on 9 th & 10 th January, 2016, at DAV Centenary College, Faridabad, India.
    Professional Projects / Professional Achievements

    1. Authored manual on Communication Skills (CS) Lab and streamlined learning process at CS Lab in K R Mangalam University, Gurgaon.
    2. Published & presented papers/articles at various national and international forums.
    3. Hands-on Experience in various English Language teaching Methodologies.
    4. Application of Technology (audio-visual aids) in teaching, perspective about Graduate level teaching
    5. Member of organizing Committee of ‘Cultural Society’ at K R Mangalam University, Gurgaon.  
    Books Published

     

    Research Publications (Journals)

     

    1. Nandal, Kusum. “Kanyadaan: The Admission of Defeat and Intellectual Confusion.” Research Journal of English Language and Literature 1.3 (2013): 247-49. Print. (ISSN 2321 – 3108)
    2. Nandal, Kusum.  “Forms of Violence in The Bluest Eye.” The Criterion: An International Journal in English 4.5 (October 2013): 1-4. Print. (ISSN: 0976-8165)
    3. Nandal, Kusum. “Subaltern Children in The Bluest Eye.The Criterion: An International Journal in    English 5.2 (April 2014): 729-32. Print. (ISSN: 0976-8165)
    4. Nandal, Kusum. “Partition Revisited: A Study of Manju Kapur’s Difficult Daughters.” Research Scholar: An International Refereed Journal of Literary Explorations 2.3 (August 2014): 766-68. Print. (ISSN 2320 – 6101)

    5.Gulia, Kusum, and Garima. “Emerging Trends in English Language Teaching.” The Criterion:  An International Journal in English 5.5 (October 2014:125-31. Print. (ISSN: 0976-8165)

    1. Gulia, Kusum. “Articulation of the Feminine Voice: A Study of That Long Silence.” International Journal of English Language, Literature and Humanities 3.6 (August 2015): 422-26. Print. (ISSN: 2321-7065)
    2. Gulia, Kusum, and Anamika Gulia. “Racism and Sexism: A Postcolonial Study of The Bluest Eye.” Research Scholar: An International Refereed e-Journal of Literary Explorations 4.1 (February 2016): 165-67. Print. (ISSN 2320 – 6101)