Prof. Naima Khatoon





    Clinical, Health and Spiritual Psychology


    Marris Road, Women's College AMU Aligarh,





Prof. Naima Khatoon served as Professor and Chairperson of the Department of Psychology before joining as Principal, Women's College in July 2014. She was Professor since July 2006, Associate Professor since April 1998 and lecturer since August 1988. She also taught in the National University of Rwanda, Central Africa for one academic year. Professor Naima Khatoon holds a PhD degree in Political Psychology for which she worked at Centre for the Study of Developing Societies, Delhi and Aligarh Muslim University. She has attended and presented papers in numerous National & International conferences She has also visited and delivered lectures in the University of Louis Ville, USA, University of Alba Lulia, Romania, Chulalongkorn University Bangkok, Hollings Centre, Istanbul, Turkey and Hollings Centre for International Dialogue, Boston, USA. 


She has authored/co-authored/edited six books and published a number of papers in the Journals of National and International repute. She has supervised fifteen Ph.D. theses and a large number of dissertations. Her area of specialization is in the field of Clinical, Health, Applied Social and Spiritual Psychology. She also served as the Deputy Coordinator of UGC assisted Special Assistance Program on Spiritual Psychology in the Department of Psychology, AMU. Apart from academics, Prof. Naima Khatoon has vast experience in Educational Administration. She served as Provost in Indira Gandhi Hall and twice in Abdullah Hall. She also served as Deputy Director, Residential Coaching Academy and Deputy Proctor of AMU. She was elected twice to the Women's College Student Union. She has also held the post of Literary Secretary and Senior Hall Monitor of both Abdullah Hall and Sarojini Naidu Hall. She was awarded the Papa Mian Padma Bhushan Best Girl Award for all-around excellence.