Prof Ganai is KU’s new Dean of Social Sciences
Srinagar: Professor M Y Ganai from Kashmir University’s Department of History on Monday assumed the charge of the varsity’s new Dean of Social Sciences.
A noted historian, Prof Ganai has 30 years of teaching, research and administrative experience. Since 2018, he has held the chair of Director Institute of Kashmir Studies (IKS), University of Kashmir, where he launched a PG programme in Anthropology. He has also served as Head, Department of History from 2015 to 2018.
Specialising in Kashmir’s regional history, Prof Ganai has published over 50 papers in reputed national and international journals. Apart from authoring a book, he has edited two volumes ‘Perspectives on Kashmir’ in 2019 and ‘Kashmir: Past and Present’ in 2020. He is on the board of various journals and is the Chief Editor of the ‘Journal of Kashmir Studies’ published by IKS.