Prof. (Dr.) Chetan Sinha

Associate Professor, Jindal Global Law School

B.Sc.; M.Sc. (Banaras Hindu University);

M.Phil.; Ph.D. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)

Prof. (Dr.) Chetan Sinha teaches psychology and related disciplines like ‘Psychology of Education and Power’, and ‘Brain, Society and Law’. His academic interest broadly connect to social cognition, leadership, power and stereotyping, correlation and causation.

  • Sinha, C. (in press, May, 2020). Dalit leadership, collective pride and struggle for social change among educated Dalit: Contesting the legitimacy of social class mobility approach. Contemporary Voice of Dalit, 12 (1) (Sage).
  • Sinha, C. (2019). Mood of the consumer: Collective choice, culture and social class. In S. Dasgupta & P. Grover (Eds.), Optimizing Millennial Consumer Engagement with Mood Analysis. IGI Global.
  • Sinha, C. (2018). Conceal or not? Management of dehumanized work identity among lower caste domestic and non-domestic scavenging workers. South Asian Journal of Human Resource Management, 5 (2), (Sage).
  • Sinha, C. (2017). Measurement issues of social class in social psychology of education: Is it a category mistake?  Polish Psychological Bulletin, 48 (4), 481-488 (2017, DeGruyter). ISSN: 1641-7844
  • Sinha, C. (2017). Note on the ‘history of psychology in India: Problems and Prospects’. History of Psychology, 20 (1), 126-128. (American Psychological Association). ISSN: 1093-4510
  • Sinha, C. (2016). Teaching as a Political Act: The role of critical pedagogical practices and curriculum. Human Affairs: Postdisciplinary Humanities & Social Sciences Quarterly, 26 (3), 304-316. DOI: 10.1515/humaff-2016-0026, ISSN 1337-401X. (De Gruyter, SJR: 0.19)
  • Sinha, C. (2016). Post-formalist explanation of academic achievement: Exploring the contribution of John Ogbu and Joe Kincheloe, Journal of Pedagogy, 7 (2), 33-50. DOI 10.1515/jped-2015-0009. (De Gruyter)
  • Sinha, C. (2016). Decolonizing Social Psychology in India: Exploring its role as Emancipatory Social Science.  Psychology & Society, 8 (1), 57-74. ISSN: 2041-5184
  • Sinha, C. (2016). Rethinking interdisciplinarity: Is it a new revolution or paradox? Journal of Interdisciplinary Studies in Education, 4 (2), 44-66. ISSN: 2166-2681
  • Pal, S., & Sinha, C. (2016). Religious fundamentalism, right wing authoritarianism and homophobia among Hindus. Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing, 7 (7), 717-721. ISSN: 2229-5356
  • Nagpal, M., & Sinha, C. (2016). Perceived parental pressure and academic achievement among Students: Exploring the mediating effect of test anxiety among school students, Bangalore. Open Journal of Educational Psychology. 13-20.
  • Sinha, C., & Mishra, A. (2015). The social representations of academic achievement and failure. Psychological Studies, 60 (2), 160-169. DOI 10.1007/s12646-0285-3. (Springer, SJR: 0.122). ISSN: 0033-2968
  • Jogdand, Y and Sinha, C. (2015). Can leaders transform humiliation into a creative force? Journal of Leadership Studies, 9 (3), 75-77. DOI:10.1002/jls.21413. (Wiley, SJR: 0.184), ISSN: 1935-262X
  • Sinha, C. (2015). Rethinking the place of socioeconomic status identity in students’ academic achievement. European Journal of Psychology & Educational Studies, 2, 36-42. DOI: 10.4103/2395-2555.170724. Wolters-Kluwer-Medknow. ISSN: WKMP-0042
  • Sinha, C. (2013). Conceptualizing educational leadership: does exploring macro-level facets matters? Asia Pacific Educational Review, 14 (2), 141-150. DOI 10.1007/s12564-012-9239-4 (Springer, THOMSON & REUTERS Impact factor: 0.394). ISSN: 1598-1037
  • Sinha, C., & Mishra, A. K. (2013). Revisiting social class: exploring stereotype threat effect on intellectual performance of school students. Journal of Educational Sciences & Psychology, XLV (1), 133-146. Thomson & Reuters – ESCI, Web of Science.
  • Sinha, C. (2013). The sociocultural psychology as a postformal theory of academic achievement: An interrogation into the legitimacy of formal education. International Journal of Educational Psychology, 2 (2), 221-242. Hipatia Press. ISSN: 2014-3591
  • Sinha, C., & Mishra, A. (2014). The illusion of social class identity and academic performance: Exploring the role of father education as an indicator of socioeconomic status, Journal of Psychological and Educational Research, 22 (1), 34-56. (ISSN: 2247-1537 ISSN-L: 2247-1537) (Central and Eastern European Online Library). (SJR: 0.126)
  • Sinha, C., & Panda, M. (2012). Construction of educational leadership among school teachers. Traces of Social Identity. Journal of Indian Academy of Applied Psychology, 38 (1), 193-202. ISSN: 0019-4247
  • Sinha, C. (2012). Construction of leadership among school teachers: Does social identity matters? Interpersona: An International Journal on Personal Relationships, 6 (1), 40-53.
  • Sinha, C. (2012). University and educational leaders:  Shared social identity, collective participation and academic excellence. Indian Journal of Community Psychology, (I), 66-79. ISSN: 0974-2719
  • Sinha, C. (2012). The new directions in leadership research: An overview. Journal of Organizations and Human Behaviour, 1(4), 1-11. ISSN: 2277-3274
  • Sinha, C. (2011). R. Jahanbegloo. [Review of the Book, India Analysed: Sudhir Kakar in conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo,by R. Jahanbegloo]. Psychological Studies56(4), 416-418. (Springer, SJR: 0.122)
  • National Seminar on “Towards a psychology of social change: An interdisciplinary dialogue” at of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi (13th January, 2018). Title of the Presentation: Gatekeepers of social change.
  • International leadership symposium. Theme: Leadership, identity and followership (3rd May to 6th May, 2017), Mykonos, Greece.
  • Lecture on the topic “Rethinking the caste and social class based inequality in school system of India” (June 9, 2016), in the conference “Teacher is not Google” Organized by RAABE Publishing House of Pedagogical Literature, Senec, Slovakia.
  • Workshop for teachers and educators on “Children in a changing world: Specific issues and challenges for teachers” (November 24, 2015), Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore.
    Title of presentation: The way forward for teachers: Teachers as change agents, role models and mentors
  • Seminar on “Culture and psyche: Sudhir Kakar’s contribution to Indian cultural psychology and psychoanalysis” (January 9-10, 2015), Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore.
    Title of Presentation: India Analysed: Reflection on Sudhir Kakar’s conversation with Ramin Jahanbegloo.
  • Faculty Development Program titled “Stereotype threat in organization” (January, 2014), Department of Psychology, Christ University, Bangalore.

Psychology of Power and Education (LHE-645), Brain, Society & Law (L-EA-0108), Business Psychology & OB, Historical and Philosophical territories of psychology, Social Psychology