Assistant Professor, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Language University, Lucknow
Dr. Tanu Dang is an innovative and inquisitive academician constantly engaged in teaching and learning activities in the field of Development Communication, Advertising and PR. A gold medalist from Punjabi University Patiala, she has been teaching for the past 17 years. She has been working as an Assistant Professor in Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti Language University, Lucknow since last 8 years.
Prior to this she has worked as a Lecturer in Department of Journalism and Mass Communication, Chhatrapti Shahu Ji Maharaj University, Kanpur for 9 years. An avid reader, researcher and thinker, Dr. Dang has participated and presented research papers in more than 30 National and 4 International seminars and contributed extensively to several reputed journals.
She has two edited books ‘Role of Media in Promoting Right to Education’ and ‘Inclusive Growth of Minority Women through ICT’ to her credit.
She has contributed towards designing Development Journalism curriculum for the students of Journalism and Mass Communication in collaboration with University of Rajasthan and UNICEF, Jaipur and has also been Certified as a FactShala Trainer by Internews and DataLeads, a Google initiative to fight misinformation. She has been delivered more than 30 invited lectures at various Universities and Institutes.
At the administrative front, she has held several important positions at her University like Cultural Secretary, Media Coordinator, Assistant Proctor, Deputy Chairperson Admission etc. Presently, she is a member of NAAC Steering Committee of the University, an NSS Program Officer and is also the Student Counselor at her University.
She was has been felicitated with Letter of Appreciation, 2018 by her University in recognition of her contribution, PR Professional Award 2017 by Public Relations Society of India, Lucknow Chapter, Award of Honor, 2021 by prominent NGO of Lucknow, Bazm – E – Khawatein and Shikshak Samman by U.P. Govt on September 5, 2021. Her accomplishments as an academician and her command over the subject have made her a panelist in various television programs as well.