Department of Psychology
Prof. Akbar Husain
|Qualification :||D. Litt., Ph. D.|
|Thrust Area :||Islamic Psychology, Spiritual Psychology, Health Psychology, Positive Psychology, Psychological Assessment|
|Address :||"DARPAN" 4/1193 Sir Syed Nagar, Aligarh-202002, (U.P.) INDIA|
|Email :||firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com|
|Nature of association :||Regular|
Dr. Akbar Husain is Professor at the Department of Psychology, Faculty of Social Sciences, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He received his Ph.D. Degree in Psychology from the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (INDIA) in 1981. Professor Husain was awarded the D.Litt. degree in Psychology in 2015 for his work on Explorations and Applications of Spirituality in Psychology. He has over 38 years of teaching and research experience. He has successfully supervised 10 M.Phil. dissertations and 32 Ph.D. theses at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He has authored, co-authored and edited 36 books, and contributed 244 research papers, theoretical articles and book chapters in National and International Journals and Books. Prof. Husain has attended and presented papers, gave Invited Talk/Lecture and Keynote Addresses in the several National and International Conferences and Seminars. He was Editor of the Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (2002-2005) and Journal of Educational Research, University of Malaya (2009). Prof. Husain is also reviewer of various National and International Journals of Psychology. He has standardized numerous psychological tests and completed four research projects. He is a Life Member and Annual Member of various National and International Associations. Prof. Husain was offered Founding Member of the International Board of the International Transpersonal Association, USA in 2009 and Membership of the Nyenrode Spirituality in Business Community, Netherlands in 2008. He has visited several countries for attending conferences and teaching assignments. He is also on the Editorial Board of several prestigious Journals, both National and International. Professor Husain received Sir Syed Innovation Award 2018 Outstanding Researcher of the Year.
In recent years he has been involved in conducting the researches on various topics such as spiritual values/virtues, spiritual fitness, spiritual personality, spiritual support, spiritual distress, spiritual coping, strength etc. related to the area of Spiritual Psychology. In addition to this his current areas of research are: Clinical-Health Psychology, Counseling Psychology, Positive Psychology, and Islamic Psychology.