Prof. D. Jamuna
Prof.D.Jamuna
Vice Chancellor

Dr.Jamuna Duvvuru, Vice-Chancellor, SPMVV, Formerly Professor of Psychology , ICSSR Fellow at Centre for Research on Ageing, Department of Psychology, Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati, A.P. Secured her Master’s Degrees in Psychology (1978), Education (1990), Women Studies (1991), Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling (2003) and Ph.D in Psychology(1985) from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupati.
She was a recipient of AGI Tilak Award (1984); Sandoz Foundations for Gerontological Research (SFGR) Award of ANZAAM Nations, Switzerland (1989); UNFPA Award of International Institute on Aging {INIA} , Malta (1992); A.P. State Best Teacher Award (2011); Meritorious Teacher Award (2000); Senior Fulbright Award, Penn State University, USA (2003-04); Faculty Award of SICI-DFAIT Canada (2010); Common Wealth Award, UK (2010-11)., Visiting Gerontologist Award, STU, NB, Canada (2017) .
Trained in Social Gerontology at the International Institute on Aging, Malta as UNFPA Fellow (1992); Advanced Training on Gerontological Research at Gerontology Centre, Penn State University (1996-97); Visiting Scientist at TMIG, Tokyo, Japan (1998-99); Honry. Professor & Commonwealth Fellow at Salford University, Manchester (2010-11); trained in advanced techniques of counseling from KMSA, Penn State University counseling center and family counseling at INIA, Malta.
During her tenure, with 40 years of research and 30 years of teaching experience at S.V. University, Tirupati, directed 21 National and International research projects, edited 15 books and published more than 100 scientific articles in National and International journals, organized and attended various National and International Conferences & Seminars, Coordinator of UGC SAP- DRS programme (2011-17), HOD (2010-12), Chairperson, BOS (2013-16). Served as Member of Editorial boards of National and International Journals, Counseling consultant of Police family & legal counseling Services of Andhra Pradesh and in MNCS.
Served Professional Associations of Psychology as President of AGI (2006-2008); Academy of Psychologists (2015-17); Vice-President of Association of Health Psychologists, Hyderabad (2016-20); Hony. President of SSFAAGs and Vice President, Joint Secretary of many other Professional bodies.
Extended services as Member of Standing Council, S.V.University, (2015-2017); Academic Senate, S.V.University (2014-2017); Institutional & Executive council Member of SICI India-Canada (2009-2017) and Member Indo–Canadian Delegation to Ottawa (2017).

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