Dr. Niti Chopra

FACULTY OF JOURNALISM & COMMUNICATION >> Journalism & Communication
 
Designation : Professor Head & Offg. Dean
Qualification : Ph.D., M.D.C., B.A.
Phone Nos : 09376230324
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Experience : Over 24 years of experience in the field.
Areas of Interest : Communication Theorisation, Communication Research, Development Communication, Trends in Advertising, Broadcast & New Media.
 
Dr. Niti  Chopra

Detailed CV

Brief Professional Profile of Niti Chopra
Associate Professor & Officiating Dean : Faculty of Journalism and Communication
The M.S.University of Baroda, Vadodara, India
             
 
  • Doctorate from the Centre of Advanced Studies in Education, Faculty of Education and Psychology, The M.S. University of Baroda (2002/2003)
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  • Masters in Development Communication from the Centre of Development    Communication, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad (1988, Gold Medalist),      Bachelor of Arts (Gujarat University, Ahmedabad (1985, Gold Medalist)
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  • Over 20 years of experience in teaching and evolving Media Education curriculum at the post-graduate level.
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  • Member, Board of Studies, in some of the Department’s of Journalism in regional Universities in Gujarat.
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  • Communication Research experience of over 20 years encompassing areas of Communication Theorisation, Development Communication, Communication Research, and applications/trends in the field of Advertising and Electronic/Broadcast/New Media.
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  • Over 20 years of experience in Production Design and Media Packaging for Public Service Messages on varied subject areas -- particularly issues of health, community, civic and social significance.
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  • Involved in activities supporting advocacy of Communication Skills and Media Literacy.
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  • Resource person /Participant in many local, national and international seminars, workshops, lectures, and other professional engagements in the field.
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  • Memberships in professional bodies and credit for varied projects and publications.
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  • Awarded the Salzburg Global Fellowship in March 2007. (Attended a Seminar in Salzburg, Austria).
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  • Participated in International Media Interface Workshop on HIV-AIDS awareness held in Colombo, Sri Lanka (January, 2010).
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  • Awarded the NUFFIC Fellowship in May-June 2010. (Attended a Training of Trainers Course at RNTC in Hilversum, Netherlands).
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  • Credited with a Presentation and attended the Fourth International Virtual Global Partners in Education Conference in Greenville, North Carolina, USA (May 2011).
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  • Coordinated the Information and Communication Segment , and presented a paper on “Regulatory            Mechanisms…” during the Regional Science Congress on the theme of “Science for Shaping the Future of India…” , hosted by Faculty of Science, M. S. University of Baroda, Vadodara ( September,2012).
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  • Jointly with WSRC, co-hosted Regional Seminar on: “Gender and Media Intersect”, on October 5, 2013.
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  • Appointed to the Online Admissions and Website redesign Committees at University level.