Department of Psychology

NAME: Mr. B. B. Paul Raj
POST: Lecturer
E.MAIL ID: boothali@gamil.com
Qualification: MSc, MPhil

Academic Experience: 7+ Years

EDUCATION

Degree Subject University, place ,year
Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) (Pursuing) Mathematical Disabilities University of Mysore, Mysore, 2017
Master in Philosophy (MPhil) Learning Disabilities University of Mysore, Mysore, 2010
Master of Science (MSc) Holistic Psychological
Counselling
School of Social Work (Autonomous), Mangalore University, Mangalore, 2009

RESEARCH INTERESTS:
Positive Psychology, Mental Health among College Students, Developmental Issues in Adolescents, Learning Disabilities, Childhood Disorders.

PUBLICATIONS:
1. Raj, P., Elizabeth, C. S., & P, Padmakumari. (2016). Mental health through forgiveness: Exploring the roots and benefits. Cogent Psychology, 3(1). doi:10.1080/23311908.2016.1153817.

2. Kumari PP, Raj P (2016) Role of Physical Activity in Learning Disability: A Review. Clinical and Experimental Psychology, 2: 118. doi:2471-2701-1000118

PAPER PRESENTED:
1. Presented a research paper on "Parenting Skills and Examination Anxiety among Class-X Students" in an international conference held at the University of Jammu, Jammu, India between 10-12 October 2012.

2. Presented a research paper on "Socio-economic Status and Well-being among Early Adolescents" in a national conference held at Christ University, Bangalore, India, between 10-12 December 2012.

3. Presented a research paper on "Job Satisfaction and Marital Satisfaction among Doctors" in a national conference held at Christ University, Bangalore, India, between 10-12 December 2012.

4. Presented a research paper on "Marital Satisfaction in Interfaith Marriages in India" in an Annual Conference on Interdisciplinary Approaches to Social Responsibility held at Christ University, Bangalore, India, on 11th February 2013.

CONFERENCE ATTENDED:
1. A National Workshop on Advanced Qualitative Research Methods in Psychologyat the Department of Psychology, Christ University from 1-3, October, 2012.

2. Attended a National Conference on Curricular Transactions in Primary and Secondary Education in India organized by the School of Education from 8-9, February 2013.

3. Attended a National Conference on Higher Education: Policy, Leadership and Practices at Christ University, Bangalore, India, organized by Conference of Catholic Colleges of Karnataka (CCCK), from 22-23 November 2013.

AWARDS/ACHIEVEMENTS:
1. Life Member - Comparative Education Society of India (CESI), an Affiliate of the World Congress of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES).

2. Member of sub-committee for drafting book on Human Values Development for college students which was released in December 2013 in Trichy during national youth meet. The project is undertaken by All India Association for Christian Higher Education (AIACHE), New Delhi.

3. Successfully completed International Licentiate in PREP, COGENT and MATH under Dr. J P Das in association with Dyslexia Association of Andhra Pradesh (DAAP) and The Learning Clinic, Bhubaneshwar, India.

4. Obtained Certificate in Career Assessment in 2012 from the Career Scan Pvt Ltd, Bangalore, India and the Psytech International, UK.

ANY OTHER (BOS MEMBER/ BOE/ GUIDE/ CHAIR PERSON....)
1. Member of Board of Studies for MSc in Psychological Counselling at the School of Social Work, Mangalore University, Mangalore since the academic year 2013-14.

2. Member of Board of Studies for BA Psychology (EJP) at St. Joseph's Evening College, Bangalore from the Academic Year 2015-16.