Associate Professor, Department of English, Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Patagon, Rani Gate, India.
Dr. Prasenjit Das is an Associate Professor of English at Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati, Assam. He earned a PhD from Gauhati University for his thesis, “Indianness as a Representational Mode: A Study of the Novels of Salman Rushdie and Amitav Ghosh,” and takes particular interest in Literary and Critical Theory, Indian Writing in English, Comparative World Literature and Open and Distance Learning. His research papers have appeared in several national and international journals and books. He received sponsorship to participate in the 2014 session of the “Institute for World Literature” of Harvard University held in City University of Hong Kong from June 23-July 17, 2014. He also participated in “Gender and Education Association Biennial Interim Conference” held at University of Melbourne, Australia in 2014. A recipient of Commonwealth of Learning Sponsorship to attend the 29th Annual Conference of AAOU in Kuala Lumpur, Dr. Das has been actively engaged with academic research in the field of ODL. In 2020, along with Dr. Ritimoni Bordoloi, he received an international project grant from the Asian Association of Open University (Indonesia) as one of the proponents for doing research on the topic “MOOCs for Mobilising Higher Education in India.”