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sccShreesh Chaudhary
Professor
Room No.: HSB 348
Phone : +91 (44) 2257 4503
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Academic Background:
  • ACTT from Lancaster University - 1990
  • Ph.D. (English Linguistics & Phonetics) from CIEFL, Hyderabad - 1984
  • M.Litt from CIEFL, Hyderabad - 1981
  • PGDTE from CIEFL, Hyderabad -1978
  • M.A. (English) from Mithila - 1972
Work Experience:
  • Professor, Dept of HSS, IIT Madras, Chennai 1995 -
  • Assoc. Professor, Dept of HSS, IIT Madras, Chennai, 1993 - 95
  • Asst. Professor, Dept of HSS, IIT Madras, Chennai, 1988 - 93
  • Research Director, Centre for Opinion Survey, Hyderabad, 1986 - 88
  • Reader in English, Ranchi University Service, 1985 - 88
  • Lecturer in English, Ranchi University Service, 1973 - 85
Courses and Teaching Interests:
  • A Variety of UG/PG Courses in the English Language
  • A Course in Spoken English for the Senior UG Students
  • An Introductory Course in Modern Linguistics at the UG Level
  • An Advanced Course in Linguistics for Doctoral Students
  • An Advanced Course in Sociolinguistics for Doctoral Students
  • An Advanced Course in Psycholinguistics for Doctoral Students
  • An Advanced Course in Generative Phonology for Ph D Students
Courses Taught:
  • A Variety of UG/PG Courses in the English Language
  • A Course in Spoken English for the Senior UG Students
  • An Introductory Course in Modern Linguistics at the UG Level
  • An Advanced Course in Linguistics for Doctoral Students
  • An Advanced Course in Sociolinguistics for Doctoral Students
  • An Advanced Course in Psycholinguistics for Doctoral Students
  • An Advanced Course in Generative Phonology for Doctoral Students
Courses Developed:
  • A Series of Need Based, Multi-Media Courses in the English Language
  • Taught & Created Self-Access Courses for Language Laboratory
  • Training & Testing Programme in English for Civil Aviation for over 400 Air Traffic Controllers under the Airports Authority of India
Research Done:
  • Knowledge of Language & the Multilingual Mind, 2006 –
  • Hindi ~ Hindustani ~ Urdu : Evolution of a People's Language : The Making of Modern Hindi/Urdu, 2006 -
  • Foreign Languages in India : A Sociolinguistic History, 2002 -08
  • Use of English in South Kanara District, 1983-85
  • Some Aspects of the Phonology of Indian English, Ph D Thesis 1984
Area of Post Doctoral Research:
  • Theoretical Linguistics History of English & Other foreign Languages in India
Research Guidance (Ph.D):
  • K Anantha Jyothi, Spelling Acquisition by Dyslexic Children, 1993
  • R Usha, Linguistic Aspects of is hearing, 1994
  • C Meenakshisundaram, Language Learning outside Class Room, 1999
  • R Veena, Different Discourses of 1857, 1999
  • Rafia Kazim, Spread of English Language among Muslim Women, 2011
Awards & Honours:
  • Fellow, Indian Instt of Advanced Study, Shimla, 2009-10
  • Associate, Inter-University Centre for Research in Humanities & Social Sciences, IIAS, Shimla, 2002-05
  • Charles Wallace Trust Scholarship, U K, 2002
  • Fellowship of the Institute of American Culture & Language, Salzburg, 1994
  • Ray Tongue – Bell Institute Scholarship, IATEFL, U K, 1992
  • Hornby Trust Scholarship, Lancaster, U K, 1990
  • Human Interest Journalism Award, 1986
Books:
  • Foreigners & Foreign languages in India: A Sociolinguistic History, Cambridge University Press (India), 2009
  • Govind Chowdhary: Ek Vykatitwa(A Biography in Maithili), Panchajanya Prakashan , 2007
  • The Story of a Teacher: An Autobiography (Edited), Pindaruch, Darbhanga Panchajanya Prakashan, 2006
  • Essays Presented to V Saraswathi (Edited), Prof V Saraswathi Felicitation Committee, Chennai, 2002
Professional Membership:
  • Indian Linguistic Association, Pune
  • Life Member, American Studies Research Centre, Hyderabad
  • International Association of Teachers of English as a foreign Language, UK