Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute
of Technology Bombay, Powai.
Contact number: +919819312983
Email – id: firstname.lastname@example.org
· Graduation (2004): B.Sc. with Home Science (Human Development), from the College of Home Science (Nirmala Niketan), Mumbai University with 66% percentage of marks
· Post Graduation (2006): M.H.Sc. Human Development, from S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Mumbai with 70% percentage marks (GPA, 5.45/6.00)
· Post Graduation (2007- ongoing): PhD (Psychology) Cognitive Psychology: Eyewitness Memory, Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay with CPI 9.12/10.
2007: Diploma in Youth Development by Commonwealth Youth Programme
2006: Certificate course in Guidance and Counseling conducted by PGSR Department of
Human Development, S.N.D.T Women’s University, Mumbai.
Research Interest: Eyewitness Memory, Metamemory, Adolescent Development, Child
Master’s Thesis: Psycho-social Adjustment of Adopted Adolescents.
PhD Thesis: Eyewitness Testimony: Study of Verbal overshadowing, Anxiety, Metamemory
and Personality correlates to improve accuracy of recall.
· Junnarkar, M. (2007). “Role of NGO’s in Birth Registration of Slum Children in Mumbai: Action Research”. National workshop on Universal Birth Registration, A NGO Government Interface and Interaction, organized by UNICEF and Plan India.
· Junnarkar, M. (2007). “Psycho-social adjustment of Adopted adolescents”. XVII Annual Conference of the National Academy of Psychology, organized at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
· Junnarkar, M. & Khan, A. (2010). “Effects of Anxiety, Retention Duration and Recall on Recognition Accuracy of Eyewitness Testimony”. 36th Annual Conference of the Society for Police & Criminal Psychology, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA, September 20 – 23rd 2010.
Workshops/ Symposia attended:
· 2006 – “Teachers Make Difference: Early Childhood Education” organized by Barrington Educational Initiative, Switzerland and SNDT Women’s University, Juhu.
· 2006 – “Learning through Play” conducted by Balamandir, Chennai and organized by Indian Association of Preschool Education.
· 2005 - 2 day workshop on “Reactive Attachment Disorder” by Nancy Thomas organized by National Association of Adoptive Families, Bombay.
Summer School/ Winter School:
2009 – Summer School on Crime, Law and Psychology, 2009 held at Prague, Czech Republic from 4th to 11th July 2009.
1. Modified curriculum for math, science and language for Preschoolers (age group 3
to 5 years).
2. Conducted training for franchisee teachers.
3. Developed Child Behavioral Assessment Report to identify delayed developmental
milestones in children. This would enable the teachers to identify children with
developmental delays, help teacher to get a profile of each child at glance and plan
remedial classes for children with special needs.
1. Evaluative Study of Sponsorship Programme of NGO in Mumbai. Was responsible
for tool construction, data collection, data analysis and report writing.
2. Action research: Role of NGO’s in birth registration of slum children. Was
responsible for coordination of research project with partner agencies and
commissioned agency, tool construction, data collection, data analysis and report
Life Membership of Home Science Association of India.
Life Membership of Indian Association of Preschool Education
Dr. Azizuddin Khan
Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences,
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay.
Dr. Ravikala Kamath,
Director of PGSR Department (Rtd),
SNDT Women’s University,
Dr. Suja Koshy
Head of the Department,