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M/S. Sunanda Pattnaik


M/S. Sunanda Pattnaik
Name: M/S. Sunanda Pattnaik
Designation: Assistant Professor
Qualification: M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D (continuing)
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E-mail ID: sunanda.psy@utkaluniversity.ac.in
Utkal University January 2016 –present Assistant Professor
G.M. Junior College, Sambalpur July 2014 – December 2015 Junior Lecturer
D.A.V. Unit- 8 School June 2013 – July 2014 Counsellor
Utkal University 2010 -2012 M.Phil
Department: Psychology
Thesis Title: Impact of quality of work life on job satisfaction and organizational performance of non-executive employees
Areas: Organizational Behaviour & Human Resource Psychology
Advisor: Prof. P.K. Mishra
Utkal University 2008 – 2010 M.A.
Department: Psychology
Thesis Title: Functional skill training of an autistic child
Areas: Disability studies & Counseling
Advisor: Prof. P.K. Rath
Rama Devi Women’s College 2005 -2008 Bachelor of Arts
Department: Psychology (Hons.)
UGC December,2012 UGC-NET
Subject: Psychology
  • Secured 1st position in order of merit in M.Phil examination in Psychology from Utkal University, 2012.
  • Secured 1st position in P.G. examination in Psychology from Utkal University and awarded with gold medal, 2010.
  • Secured highest mark in psychology in degree examination at Rama Devi Women’s College, 2008.
  • National merit scholarship holder at graduation level, 2005-2008.
  • Secured 15th position in the state of Odisha in Annual Higher Secondary Examination in Arts, 2005.
D.A.V. School, Unit-8
Designation: Counsellor
Topics: Individual & group counselling; Life skills
June2013- June 2014
Advance General Psychology; Life Span Developmental Psychology; Educational Psychology; Organizational Psychology; Counseling Psychology; Applied Psychology; Health Psychology; Practical paper

Psychology Department and Utkal University

 

2016- Present
Course Name- Foundations of Psychology; Psychology In Application (Theory Papers) &

(Practical Paper)

Psychology Department, G.M. Junior College

2014

Invited lectures:

  • Delivered a lecture on ‘Significance of Counseling for children living in Child Care Institutions, which was organized by Odisha State Child Protection Society, Government of Odisha on 10th August, 2017.
  • Delivered a talk on ‘Work-Life Balance’ as a part of Panel discussion for women entrepreneurs, which was organized by Annapurna MSME Finance in association with AtulyaKarigari& People’s Forum on 6th March, 2020.
  • Presented papers titled “A study of anxiety, locus of control and achievement motivation among adolescents” and “Adaptation to disability and life satisfaction among differently abled adolescents: A comparison study” in the international conference of 30th Annual Convention of National Academy of Psychology in India, organized by IIT, Kanpur on 19th March, 2021 to 21st March, 2021.
  • Presented a paper titled “Role of gender and age group on achievement motivation & locus of control of adolescents in school setting” in the International Conference on “Psychology: The path ahead in Education, Health & Sports” organized by Sailabala Women’s College, Cuttack from 31.01.2020 to 01.02.2020.
  • Presented a paper titled “Struggling for an International Office: Strategizing possibilities” in the National Seminar on “Internationalization of Higher Education in India”. It was sponsored by World Bank – Odisha Higher Education Programme for Excellence and Equity & organized by the International Office, Utkal University on 31st March, 2019.
  • Presented a paper on “Access to health care for persons with disabilities: A review” at National seminar on “Inclusive programmes in India: Issues and Challenges” held on 16th February 2019, organized by centre for study of social exclusion and inclusion policy, Utkal University & sponsored by World Bank – OHEPEE.
  • Presented a paper titled “Focusing on Mental Health of People with Intellectual Disability: A Review” in the International Conference on “Reflections and refractions on Disability – Interdisciplinary perspectives” Organized by the Faculty of Humanities on 1st and 2nd February 2019 at KristuJayanti College, Bengaluru.
  • Presented a paper (Title: Understanding Cyber Crime in India) in the National Conference “Insight- 2019” on the theme “modern tools and technology in research: transdisciplinary perspective” held on 28th and 29th January, 2019 at KristuJayanti College, Bengaluru.
  • Presented a paper titled “Role of gender and social media use on perceived social support and psychological well-being of college students” at International conference on “Towards building inclusive societies” & Annual convention of NAOP held on 19th – 21st December 2018, organized by University of Delhi, New Delhi. {Book of Abstract- page no.194}
  • Presented a paper on “Cyber bullying among school students: Guidelines for prevention and intervention strategies for school counselors” at International Conference on School Psychology (InSPA-2018), organized by Andhra University from 11th October to 13th October, 2018. {Souvenir- page no.113}
  • Presented a paper titled “Organizational learning: A case study of technology wing in a software organization” at International Conference of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology (IAAP-2018), organized by Pondicherry University from 16th February to 18th February, 2018.
  • Presented a paper (Title: Impact of self-esteem and locus of control on life satisfaction of adolescents) at National Conference on “Wellness: A multidimensional approach towards sustainable development”, organized by KristuJayanti College, Bengaluru on 30th and 31st January, 2018.
  • Presented a research paper on “Locus of Control in Health survey: Intervention for adolescents” at International Conference on Life Skills Education, organized by RGNIYD, Sriperumbudur from 22nd November to 25th November, 2011.

Book Articles (Authored/Edited)

  • Title of the chapter: “Concept of Intelligence and Emotional Intelligence”,Book Title- BPCC-103: Psychology of Individual Differences, Name of Publisher: Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi, ISBN No. 978-93-90496-235, 2019.

Journal Articles

  • Saswati Pragyan Sahoo &Sunanda Pattnaik; Title of Paper: “Role of gender and age group on achievement motivation & locus of control of adolescents in school setting, Name of Journal: International Journal of Health, Physical Education & Computer Science in Sports, Name of Publisher: Indian Federation of Computer Science in Sports, ISSN No. 2231-3265, 2020.
  • Swagatika Sahoo & Sunanda Pattnaik, Title of paper: A correlational study of positive psychological capital and life satisfaction of differently abled adolescents, Name of Journal: International Journal of Health, Physical Education & Computer Science in Sports, Name of Publisher: Indian Federation of Computer Science in Sports, ISSN No. 2231-3265, 2020.
  • Manaswini Mishra &Sunanda Pattnaik, Title of paper: Aggressive behavior among young adults: the impact of perceived parenting style and emotional intelligence, Name of Journal: International Journal of Health, Physical Education & Computer Science in Sports, Name of Publisher: Indian Federation of Computer Science in Sports, ISSN No. 2231-3265, 2020.
  • Truptilipi Swain & Sunanda Pattnaik, Title of Paper: Role of gender and types of school on adjustment & academic achievement of higher secondary school students, Name of Journal: International Journal of Health, Physical Education & Computer Science in Sports, Name of Publisher: Indian Federation of Computer Science in Sports, ISSN No. 2231-3265, 2020.
  • Jyotirmayee Pradhan & Sunanda Pattnaik; Title of paper: Comparative study of school readiness & quality of education between government and private preschools in rural area, Name of Journal: International Journal of Health, Physical Education & Computer Science in Sports, Name of Publisher: Indian Federation of Computer Science in Sports, ISSN No. 2231-3265, 2020.
  • Attendee of Faculty Development Programme (FDP) in “Stress Management”, from 9th June to 13th June 2021 organized by Rama Devi Women’s University.
  • Attendee of Refresher Course on Research Methodology for social sciences from 05.09.2019 to 18.09.2019 (14 days) at HRDC, Utkal University.
  • Attended the Orientation Programme on Higher Education for Social Transformation from 24.11.2017- to 21.12.2017 (28 days) at HRDC, Utkal University.
  • Attended the Short term course on Stress Management from 20.07.2017 to 25.07.2017 (7 days) at HRDC, Utkal University.
  • Attendee of Capacity building programme on social science research for faculty members from 01.05.2017 to 11.05.17 at Utkal University, sponsored by ICSSR.

Administrative experience:

  • Assistant Superintendent of ladies hostel 6 and Faculty in charge of Assistant Superintendent of ladies hostel 7, Utkal University from March, 2016 to June, 2019.
  • Assistant Superintendent of Kuntala Kumari Chhatrinibas (ladies hostel-1) from 2nd July, 2019 – 2nd February 2021.
  • Member of International Office, Utkal University from August 2018 to May 2020.
  1. SwagatikaSahoo, Phil, Thesis Title:A study of positive psychological capital, adaptation to disability and life satisfaction of differently abled adolescents , 2019
    • Working as Lecturer in Godavarish Degree College
  2. SmitaKumari Das, M.Phil, Thesis Title:A study of optimism, self-esteem, self-efficacy and life satisfaction of young adults, 2018.
    • Currently preparing for competitive examinations
  3. ShubhenduBiswal, M.Phil, Thesis Title:Role of socio economic status and marital status on self- esteem and quality of life of male substance abusers, 2017.
    • Psychologist at AMRI Hospital.
  4. Truptilipi Swain, Phil, Thesis Title: A study of adjustment, self-esteem and academic achievement of higher secondary school students: Role of gender & types of school, 2017
    • Currently engaged in private tutoring
  5. Lipsita Dash, Phil, Thesis Title: Impact of self-esteem and locus of control on life satisfaction of adolescents, 2016
    • Currently research scholar at Utkal University.