Prof. M.V.R. Raju Ph.D Professor, Dean Academic Affairs EX-Head of the Department, Chairman Board of Studies Director Centre for Psychological Assessment and Counseling Department of Psychology and Faculty Chairman, Dept of Yoga and Consciousness and Academic Counsel Member, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Chairman (BOS, Acharya Nagarjuna University).
He has 32 years of teaching and research experience. His areas of Specializations include stress and mental health, Special children and counseling., Vice –President of Indian Association of Applied Psychology (IAAP), Editor and Scientific Board Member European Journal of Intellectual Disability Switzerland. Editor, Preston Journal of Social Sciences, Pakistan, Editor, Indian Journal of Developmental Disabilities, Consulting Editor, and Journal of Indian Applied Psychology and Journal of Indian Health Psychology. To his recognition he has authored 14 books in English and regional language Telugu and also Edited 12 Books. He had attended and presented research Papers more than 82 national and international conferences and 68 research papers published in reputed national and international journals. He guided 40 PhD’s and 9 M.Phil’s under his guidance. He is a recipient of many prestigious awards Best School Trainer Award-2017, Best Researcher Award NITTR-2016, Platinum Jubilee Lecturer Award ISC-2016, President’s Gold Medal Award-2015, Life Time Achievement Award for the “Teaching Research Guidance and Counselling in Psychology”-2014, Sigmund Freud Memorial Best Psychologist Award-2014, Allianz International Award-2014, Prof. Anima Sen IAAP Memorial Award, for the “Innovative Contribution and Research work 2012. The State Best Teacher Award (Professor), Andhra Pradesh,2009; The Best out Standing Contribution in Psychology, Andhra Pradesh Counseling Psychologists Association, Hyderabad,2009; Best Book award 2008, Psychometric Testing Services Award 2007, Best Academician Award 2007, Dr. Sarvepalli Radha Krishna Best Researcher award Andhra University, 2006, Best Citizen of India Award-2006 and Vijay Shree Award-2005. He has completed 9 major projects in National and International including Regency ceramic Ltd, HPCL, Alluminium, UGC, ICSSR and Adult Psychiatry Department, University Hospitals of Geneva, Switzerland, GFATM R7(to fight AIDS, TB and Malaria) funded by Global Fund and Director for APSACS and NACO are of major credits. He has organized 22 National and International Conferences and Workshops. He visited countries like UK, Japan, Singapore, Bangladesh, USA, Canada, Pakistan, Spain, France, Switzerland, Germany, Malaysia ,Australia as part of academic endeavors. He is a Resource Person and trainer in major public and private sector organizations.
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