Prof Shabir is KU’s new Dean of Academic Affairs
Srinagar: Professor Shabir Ahmad Bhat from Kashmir University’s Department of Management Studies on Tuesday took the charge of varsity’s Dean of Academic Affairs.
An order to this effect was issued by Deputy Registrar Administration (Teaching Wing).
A Harvard-trained academic, Prof Bhat has 37 years of teaching, research and administrative experience and has held important academic and administrative positions in the university, including Dean Faculty of Commerce and Management Studies, Director Business School, Director Centre for Career Planning and Counseling, Director Directorate of Distance Education, and Director UGC-HRDC (at present), a spokesperson of KU said.
Specialising in Management and Organisational Behaviour, Prof Bhat has over 80 research papers, articles and book reviews to his credit.
He has authored eight books in areas of management and business studies and has edited two books titled ‘Islamic Banking and Finance’ and ‘Understanding Islamic Banking and Finance’. He has guided several PhD and M.Phil scholars while presenting his research in over 20 universities and research institutions worldwide, the spokesman said.
He has been on the editorial board of various reputed journals and the chief editor of the faculty journal ‘The Business Review’.