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 and Coordinator, UGC?SAP (DRS-I) 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 thirty five years of teaching and research experience. He has successfully supervised 07 Research Reports to the M. Ed students at University of Malaya, Malaysia, 10 M.Phil. dissertations and 27 Ph.D. theses at the Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. He has authored, co-authored and edited 35 books and contributed 240 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. 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, etc. related to the area of Spiritual Psychology. In addition to this his current areas of research are: Islamic Psychology, Clinical Psychology, Health Psychology, Counseling Psychology, and Positive Psychology.