Ph D in English (Research Topic: Discourse Analysis of Five Great Indian Novels. Thesis published and referred to all over the world. Three editions have been sold out. Cambridge University Press is publishing the fourth, revised edition)
Pragmatics, Communication, Digital Humanities, Research Methodology and Teacher Training
Thirty nine years at the Undergraduate and Postgraduate levels (All in Pune University Department of English and affiliated Colleges)
Successfully guided thirty six Ph. D. and forty two M. Phil. students in Pune University. (The topics range from English Language Teaching to Natural Language Processing) Successfully guided four engineering students on Document Archival and Retrieval with Smart Search in Educational Domain Completed two research projects in Sociolinguistics under the UGC Scheme
Participated in thirty nine International and one hundred and twenty National Conferences (made a notable contribution through keynote, inaugural & valedictory addresses, panel discussions and chairing technical sessions)
Published seven reference books and six textbooks prescribed in several universities at the UG and PG levels. Three reference books are widely read and referred to within and outside India.
Published thirty nine research papers in international journals
Visited the UK, USA, Canada, Spain, South Korea, Thailand, Germany, France and Switzerland for making presentations in conferences and for giving invited lectures and speeches
Twenty two years’ experience as Principal of reputed colleges in Pune (successfully completed the procedure for assessment and accreditation and secured substantial UGC grants)
Established Institute of Advanced Studies in English (affiliated to and recognized by the University of Pune) that has come to be known as a reputed center for advanced studies in English attracting students from different parts of India and abroad)
Worked as the Dean, Faculty of Arts, Fine Arts and Performing Arts in Pune University for eleven years Worked on almost all the statutory bodies and committees in Pune University either as a member or Chairman (Drafted the present Ph D Rules and Perspective Plan of Pune University for 2002-07)
Organized seven International, three Winter Schools in Digital Humanities, four National and several state/university level conferences (earned the reputation of being the only Indian organizer of conferences on Pragmatics)
Gave more than 400 lectures/workshops across the country in UGC Refresher and Orientation Programs
Made over forty presentations on different aspects of higher education on prestigious occasions (like memorial lecture series, centenary, diamond or silver jubilee celebrations of academic institutions)
Have been playing the central role in syllabus revision and restructuring in Pune University for twenty eight years.
Designed and executed Teacher Enrichment Program for schoolteachers teaching English in Marathi medium schools. (By now, about 5000 teachers participated from all over Maharashtra)
Developed, with the help of colleagues, the Program called ENGLISH FOR ALL @ MY INCUBATION CENTER. Centers are being launched all over Maharashtra.
Arranged in Pune more than 25 speeches of internationally known, distinguished educationist and linguists from India and abroad