About The Author




Dr. Archana Mishra has been teaching history to the undergraduate students at Jai Hind College, Mumbai. A graduate in history from the Isabella Thoburn College, Lucknow, a postgraduate from the SNDT Women’s University, Mumbai and UGC-NET, SET qualified, she went on to complete her doctorate in history and holds a diploma in journalism. Her doctorate was on the subject of the “Theory and Practice of Law in Early India with Special Reference to Gender Relations.” Dr. Archana received the Justice K.T.Telang Fellowship for studies on Indology from the Asiatic Society of Bombay.


She began her teaching career at the post -graduate department of history, SNDT University at Mumbai in 1994. In addition to history, she has taught several papers for the mass media course, such as, political concepts, culture studies, mass communication, journalism, public relations, organisational behavior, and business communication, as a visiting faculty to various colleges, such as St. Xaviers, Sophia College, K.C. College, K.P. Hinduja, Government Law College, Jai Hind College, and the SNDT University.


Her research papers include: “A Gender Perspective on Manusmrti,” “Education at Crossroads: Commercial Education vs. Value based Education,” and “The Inclusivist Dimension: Dharma Traditions and Neo Vedanta”.