Dr. Navin Kumar

Professor, Department of Psychology
Dr Bhim Rao Ambedkar College
University of Delhi

Areas Of Interest

Media psychology

Social psychology

Qualitative research

Indian psychology

Criminal Psychology

Positive & Counselling Psychology

Life History

Professor Navin Kumar is a scholar, social commentator, motivational speaker, impactful counsellor and prolific writer, commenting on topics as varied as mental health, criminal psychology and media psychology. His childhood, early education and graduation was completed in Bihar at Patna University and subsequently went on to obtain his Masters and Ph.D. in Psychology from Delhi University.

He is a rooted person, connected with the wider society and has made tremendous positive impact on the lives and career of numerous students and associates. He has been associated with the training, development and counselling of Indian paramilitary, Indian Police, and various other Government Agencies. He has also been vocal on various issues pertaining to social psychology, humanity and contemporary issues.

He is an acclaimed author and his books have been published by the likes of Routledge (Taylor & Francis), Lexis Nexis etc. His research publications have appeared in prestigious journals like Indian Journal of Positive Psychology , Journal of Centre for Reforms, Development and Justice , International Journal of Social Sciences Review etc. on topics like altruism, military psychology, community wellbeing, spirituality and social justice.

Academic Achievements

  • Dr. Navin Kumar is a professor of psychology at Bhim Rao Ambedkar College, Delhi University.
  • He has completed his Masters and PhD in Psychology from University of Delhi.
  • He has 24 years of teaching experience.
  • His area of specializations include Media Psychology, Social Psychology, Qualitative research , Indian Psychology, positive Psychology and criminal Psychology.
  • Dr Navin is the author of a book on Criminal Psychology published under lexis Nexis India and Media Psychology published under Routledge (South Asian and International Edition)
  • He has successfully completed various Research projects of ICSSR, UGC and innovative research project of Delhi University.
  • He is a member of the monitoring committee, research project under the border security force.
  • He has supervised 27 PhD students and also several M.Phil. Students under him.
  • He is also a part of the selection committee of Indian oil, NTPC, GAIL India, Solar Energy Corporation.
  • He has delivered 1000+ hours of Invited lectures lectures in prestigious institutes like IIT Roorkee, IIM Lucknow, IGNFA Dehradun etc.
  • He is also executive editor of various Journals like Journal of Positive Psychology, International multidisciplinary journal on social science humanities and language and has
  • More than 30 articles and 20 research publications in national and international journals.
  • He is a member of DRC, Amity University, Central University of Haryana, Manav Rachna University and IILM Gurugram.
  • Member IBHASH M.phil committee.
  • ICSSR Major Research Project on Personality Trait Structure and Taxonomy of Hindi Speaking Indians.
  • Completed innovative research on mass media and well being.
  • Regular participant as a guest speaker across various leading News Channels.


The Psychology of the Bhagavad Gita

Other Significant Achievements

Felicitated by Delhi Police Department for working on “Collaborative Learning Project of Delhi Police” at Delhi police training centre, 13th March 2019.

Evaluated several research projects of PhDs and major projects from ICSSR,UGC and innovative research project of Delhi University. Peer reviewed many research articles for many leading publishers.

Regular participation as an expert in field of psychology on leading News channels across India.

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E-mail: navinbrac@yahoo.co.in

Blog- http://navinbrac.blogspot.in/