Prof. Zameerpal Kaur
After completing her Ph. D. and Post-doctoral research Prof. (Dr.) Zameerpal Kaur joined Central University of Punjab in October, 2009 as a founder member of the University faculty as well as the Centre for Comparative Literature. Her research interests include the areas of Ecocriticism, Animal Studies, Comparative Literature, Interdisciplinary Study of Literature, Indian Poetics-Sanskrit, Punjabi Poetry and Punjabi Folklore. During her stay as Visiting Scholar at University of California at Berkeley in Spring, 2017, she has worked on the project entitled Ecocritical Study of Ancient Indian Literature.
She is also working in association with prestigious International and national Universities/Institutes in various capacities as Consultant, Subject Matter Expert and Principal Examiner. Her research work deals with different languages and literatures especially Punjabi, Hindi, Sanskrit, Urdu and Persian. More than 30 Ph. D., M. Phil. and Masters students have worked/working under her supervision, in the different areas of research as Comparative Literature, Ecofeminism, Ecocriticism, Animal Studies, Literature and Landscapes, Indian Poetics etc.
Prof. Zameerpal Kaur has published more than 40 research publications including three books and has presented more than 25 research papers in various national and inter-national conferences/seminars. Apart from academics, Prof. Zameerpal Kaur has administrative experience as Coordinator, Centre for Comparative Literature, Head, Department of Punjabi, Dean, School of Languages, Literature and Culture and Director, Interdisciplinary Centre for Languages and Literary Studies.