Department of Geography
|Qualification :||MA., B.Ed., Ph.D. and Post-doc|
|Designation :||Assistant Professor (Contractual)|
|Thrust Area :||Population, Rural and Urban Geographies|
|Address :||H. No. 600/A, Hamdard - A, Jamalpur, Aligarh - 202002|
|Joining Date :||2018-08-01|
|Nature of association :||Contractual|
Dr. Shamshad obtained the degrees of B.A., M.A., B.Ed. and Ph.D. from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He qualified Joint CSIR-UGC (JRF) in Earth Sciences and UGC (NET) in Geography. He is currently employed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. Dr. Shamshad worked as a Research Fellow under the UGC-SAP-DRS-III Programme and also accomplished the Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Post Doctoral Fellowship (PDF). His major fields of research interest are Population, Rural and Urban Geographies. He has a great commitment with teaching and research, and hence, to his credit, there are three books and eighty four research papers published in various edited books, proceedings and reputed national & international journals, like Forum Geografic, Canadian Journal of Tropical Geography, Malaysian Journal of Tropical Geography, Asian Profile, International Journal of Geography, Geographical Journal, The Arab World Geographer, The Journal of Developing Areas, The Geographer, Indian Journal of Regional Science, National Geographical Journal of India, Annals of the National Association of Geographers India, The Konkan Geographer, Regional Symbiosis, Annals of the Rajasthan Geographical Association, The Goa Geographer, Indian Cartographer, Punjab Geographer, Transactions, The Deccan Geographer, etc . He has also presented more than fifty six research papers in various national and international conferences, delivered lecturers in seminars, accomplished twelve training & professional courses, supervised educational tour and participated in several workshops. He also received two Young Geographer Awards for the best paper presentation in seminars. Dr. Shamshad is the life member of various academic bodies like NAGI (New Delhi), GAG (Goa), IRDS (Kanpur), INCA (Hyderabad), RGA, (Bhilwara) and APA, (Patiala).