Associate Professor

Dr Nusrat Jan has been teaching in the Department of English for the last twenty eight years. She joined the department for an MA with a distinguished academic record having secured first position in BA in the state. Awarded the University Gold  Medal,  she was also adjudged as the Best Female Graduate in 1985. She completed her M A in 1987 and was awarded the University Gold Medal and went on to obtain  M Phil and Phd degrees. Having  specialised  in American Literature, Dr Nusrat teaches a number of courses on American poetry, drama and novel to postgraduate students. Among other courses, she also regularly teaches a course on Research Methodology to Ph D Scholars.  Her research interests include comparative literature, diasporic writing and minority writing; she has been guiding research  in these and other areas. Five Phd scholars are currently working under her supervision.  She has authored a number of articles published in national journals and co-edited three English textbooks taught at undergraduate level. An avid translator, she has translated numerous Kashmiri short stories and poems  into English . She co-translated the persian poems of Ghani Kashmiri  which was published as Penguin Classics under the title  The Captured Gazelle . She has been a resource person at a number of translation workshops. Dr Nusrat participated in the Study of the United States Institute on Contemporary American Literature in 2013 organised by the US Department of State.


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Research Scholars:

Rosheena NabiM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Mehvish MushtaqM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Mehvish SyedM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Insha SirajM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Masooda SuhailaM.Phil Awarded Whole Time
Razia MohiuddinM.Phil Awarded Whole Time


DepartmentSubjectCourse TaughtSemester
EnglishM.A. Englishamerican literature 24