Ms. Ninad Patwardhan| Vidyashilp University Faculty

Dr. Ninad Patwardhan

Assistant Professor, School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies,
Former Assistant Professor & Assistant Director (Liberal Arts),
Unitedworld School of Liberal Arts and Mass Communication, Karnavati University
Former Assistant Professor & Faculty Coordinator (Psychology),
School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences, SRM University AP
Ph. D., Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT, Bombay
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Biography
Professional Education
Teaching Courses
Research Interests
Selected Publications
Biography

Ninad Patwardhan is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies at Vidyashilp University, Bengaluru. His PhD research examined the implications of autobiographical memories for well-being. He brings with him a rich experience of having taught various psychology courses in School of Liberal Arts/Liberal Education- for more than 4 years (in a full-time role)- at various private universities in India, such as NMIMS (Deemed-to-be University), FLAME University, SRM University AP, and Karnavati University. He served as a visiting faculty for undergraduate and postgraduate psychology courses at several institutes/colleges in India, such as DY Patil College of Occupational Therapy, SNDT Women’s University (Churchgate Campus), RD National College (Mumbai), School of Design- NMIMS University, VES College (Mumbai), Nagindas Khandwala College (Mumbai), and MMP Shah College (Mumbai). He was a Research Supervisor for MA Lifespan Counselling program at St. Xavier’s College- Mumbai (Autonomous) and is currently a Research Guide for MA Psychology program at KC College (affiliated to HSNC University, Mumbai). He has published his research work in various peer-reviewed journals, presented his research work at various international conferences, and delivered talks at various organizations in India.

Outside academia, Ninad enjoys solving sudoku puzzles, reading fiction, learning new languages, cooking, and travelling.


Professional Education
  • PhD (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay); Psychology - 2020
  • MSc (Christ University, Bangalore); Psychology (Clinical) - 2011
  • BA (St. Xavier’s College, affiliated to University of Mumbai); Psychology (Major) - 2009

Teaching Courses
  • Positive Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology

Research Interests
  • Autobiographical Memory
  • Health and Well-being
  • Social Identity and Intergroup Relations

Selected Publications
  • Patwardhan, N., & Kulkarni, M. (2023). "Life’s Ups and Downs: Expressive Writing and Health Outcomes." Psychological Studies, 68(2), 211-222. (Scopus-Indexed)
  • Patwardhan, N., & Kulkarni, M. (2020). "Exploring Self through Memory: Narratives of Punjabi and Sindhi Partition Survivors." Memory Studies, 13(4), 617-632. (Scopus-Indexed)

Ninad Patwardhan is currently an Assistant Professor in the School of Liberal Arts and Design Studies at Vidyashilp University, Bengaluru. His PhD research examined the implications of autobiographical memories for well-being. He brings with him a rich experience of having taught various psychology courses in School of Liberal Arts/Liberal Education- for more than 4 years (in a full-time role)- at various private universities in India, such as NMIMS (Deemed-to-be University), FLAME University, SRM University AP, and Karnavati University. He served as a visiting faculty for undergraduate and postgraduate psychology courses at several institutes/colleges in India, such as DY Patil College of Occupational Therapy, SNDT Women’s University (Churchgate Campus), RD National College (Mumbai), School of Design- NMIMS University, VES College (Mumbai), Nagindas Khandwala College (Mumbai), and MMP Shah College (Mumbai). He was a Research Supervisor for MA Lifespan Counselling program at St. Xavier’s College- Mumbai (Autonomous) and is currently a Research Guide for MA Psychology program at KC College (affiliated to HSNC University, Mumbai). He has published his research work in various peer-reviewed journals, presented his research work at various international conferences, and delivered talks at various organizations in India.

Outside academia, Ninad enjoys solving sudoku puzzles, reading fiction, learning new languages, cooking, and travelling.

  • PhD (Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay); Psychology - 2020
  • MSc (Christ University, Bangalore); Psychology (Clinical) - 2011
  • BA (St. Xavier’s College, affiliated to University of Mumbai); Psychology (Major) - 2009
  • Positive Psychology
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Social Psychology
  • Developmental Psychology
  • Autobiographical Memory
  • Health and Well-being
  • Social Identity and Intergroup Relations
  • Patwardhan, N., & Kulkarni, M. (2023). "Life’s Ups and Downs: Expressive Writing and Health Outcomes." Psychological Studies, 68(2), 211-222. (Scopus-Indexed)
  • Patwardhan, N., & Kulkarni, M. (2020). "Exploring Self through Memory: Narratives of Punjabi and Sindhi Partition Survivors." Memory Studies, 13(4), 617-632. (Scopus-Indexed)
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