Ph.D (Police Administration),M.A. (Criminology), B.A.
Research Area:Organised Crime and Terrorism Studies, Victimology and Victim Assistance, Human Rights, Police Administration and Investigation, Problem oriented Policing, Cultural Criminology.
About Dr. Divyashree
Dr. Divyashree is currently working as an assistant professor in the School of Criminology and Crime Science (SCCS). She holds a PHD in Police Administration from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, Punjab. She has pursued her M.A. in Criminology with specialization in Police Administration and Investigation from LNJN National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, Ministry of Home Affairs, New Delhi which is affiliated to Guru Gobhind Singh Indraprasta University, Delhi. She qualified the UGC NET/JRF in the subject of Criminology in December 2010. Dr. Divyashree, has experience in teaching the undergraduate and the Post graduate level and extension activities at the Raksha Shakti University, the first Police /internal security university of the country.
Dr. Divyashree has organised various activities for the students, the one being MALHAAR – which is the famous cultural event of the University. She is a trained classical dancer – Bharatnatyam and Mohiniattam and has great passion for Art and culture. Recipient of the Young Scientist award (2011) for the best research paper at the Indian Society of Criminology Conference organised by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, Dr. Divyashree has great taste for Research in Criminology and Criminal Justice issues.
She has held various academic and administrative positions such as Program Coordinator of M.A. in Criminology course since 2015 onwards, Chairperson , Internal Complaints Committee since February, 2017 onwards, Head of Cultural Committee since 2015 onwards; Hostel In charge (Girls), Girls Hostel, RSU since July 15/2019 onwards; Member of Student Counseling Cell, Member, Training and Placement Cell, Member Examination Committee, RSU; Member of Board of Studies in Criminology, Secretary, Committee for Drafting BASM syllabus. Dr. Divyashree is also appointed as the Member of Gujarat Jail Manual Review Committee by the Home Department, Gujarat.
Teaching Experience: More than 4 Years
|Specialization Area||Police Administration and Investigation, Organised Crime and Terrorism Studies, Victimology and Penology, Indian Criminal Justice System.|
|Subject Taught UG||Fundamentals of Criminology, contemporary Crimes and Policing, Sociology of Deviance, Community Policing, Victimology, Penology and Correctional Administration, Dissertation and Security Assignment|
|Subject Taught PG||Police Administration and Investigation, Victimology and Victim Assistance, Fundamentals of Security Management, Private Detective and Investigation, Personal Effectiveness and Efficiency, Dissertation|
Listening to Music
|4th Rank – University Level||B.A. Degree Examination||2008|
|UGC- NET. JRF||Subject – Criminology||Dec, 2010|
|Sage International Bursary||A fund of £560for attending the British Society of Criminology Conference at University of Northumbria, Newcastle, United Kingdom.||July 2011|
|Best Research Paper Award (Young Scientist Category)||Indian Society of Criminology Conference, TISS, Mumbai||March 2012|
|Attached for short term as an Intern||Crime Mapping Section of Wolverhamptom Head Quarters, United Kingdom||July 7th to 9th, 2011|
|Member||Jail Manual Committee Review, Gujarat Prisons||January 2020|
|Member||Organising Committee (Reception and Registration) – SASCV 2020||January 2020|
|NSS||National Service Scheme, Mangalore University||Dec, 2008|
|Rifle Shooting||Civilian Rifle training Cell, Mangalore, Karnataka||2006|
|Horse Riding||Basic and Advanced from Punjab||2012|
|Trained Dancer||Bharatnatyam, Mohiniattam, various folk forms||–|
- “Prisoners and Human Rights – A Study if Overcrowding in Tihar Jail”, in Human Rights: National and International Perspective, Divyashree (Twenty First Century Publications: 2014)
- “The Unending Heroin Trail in Punjab – Raising Efficacies of “Policing and Security” for future Preparedness”, in International Research Journal on Police Science, (Raksha Shakti University: 2017)
|PHD||Police Administration||Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar||2018||–|
|Master of Arts||Criminology||LNJN National Institute of Criminology and Forensic Science, MHA, GOI affiliated to Guru Gobhind Singh Indraprasta University, New Delhi||2010||Distinction|
|Bachelor of Arts||Psychology, Criminology, English Literature||School of Social Work, Roshni Nilaya affiliated to Mangalore University, Karnataka||2008||Distinction|
|Activity Type (National Workshop, STTP / SDP / FDP / QIP)||Activity Title||Place||Date||Faculty Role|
|Induction Training Programme under PMMMNMTT Scheme||Induction Training -02||HRDC, GNDU, Amritsar||May 28th to June 26th, 2019||Counted For Career Advancement|
|Title||Fund Type||Agency||Start Date||Duration|
|Risk Analysis of Social Media Obsession- An analytical study of Gujarat||Major||ICSSR, New Delhi||November 2015 to Dec 2017||2 Years||Co –Investigator|