• Dr. George is currently an Assistant Professor at the Jindal School of Psychology & Counselling. She received her doctoral degree from the Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad in Health and Medical Psychology. Through her PhD thesis, she explored the attitudes towards and experiences of dating and practicing safe sex among young adults living in urban cities in India.  Given that her PhD work lies at the intersection of health psychology, social psychology, and relationship science, she is keen on bringing in an interdisciplinary approach to her teaching and research.

research overview

  • Dr. George has worked as a Junior Research Fellow for a project titled “Early identification & intervention in developmental dyscalculia”, funded by the Department of Science & Technology (DST). She has organized and conducted workshops on qualitative research methods at IIT Hyderabad for research interns. She has carried out a project on “The role of empathy in knowledge, attitude, and practice of organ donation in India”. Her work has been published in peer-reviewed, Scopus-indexed journals. 

teaching overview

  • During her doctoral years, Dr. George worked as a Teaching Assistant and had the opportunity to teach introductory and core courses at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels at IIT Hyderabad. Following her Master’s, she had worked as an Assistant Professor at Farook College, Kerala, teaching general psychology, social psychology, and research methodology courses for postgraduate and undergraduate students.

full name

  • Prathyasha George

primary email

  • prathyasha.george[@]jgu[dot]edu[dot]in