Dr. Ankita Khanna is Assistant Professor of English & Communication Skills at Auro University, Surat. She has teaching experience of more than 8 years with prestigious institutes including the National Institute of Technology, Surat. She is a postgraduate in English Literature from CSJM University, Kanpur and also the recipient of gold medal at under graduate level. Her incessant learning has endowed her with a doctorate in English. She has explored psychogenic traits in the works of a renowned poet as her doctoral project.
Her extraordinary flair of subject is duly complemented with linguistic competence. She has also authored/edited more than 15 research papers and 2 books that have been spaced into various literary outputs. Her erudition gets pronounced in her teaching modules of Communication Skills and Critical Writing. She has also made her presence in many conferences and seminars of both national and international level. She is also the co-editor & reviewer in two international peer reviewed journals. She has facilitated many students to acquire proficiency in the second language. She also had an opportunity to cherish honorary position of a judge at various competitions held at SVNIT, Surat. She was also one of the members of the syllabus revision committee for under graduate course.
Her research interests include Indian Writing in English, Indian Poetry, Confessional Poets/Poetry, and English Language Teaching. Besides, being an avid blogger, she generously contributes her poems in various journals and magazines. Apart from writing, she has a keen interest in reading and critically analyzing poetry.
Dr. Khanna finds her life as a teacher; challenging, varied, and highly rewarding. She strongly believes that a teacher plays a pivotal role in not only shaping young minds but also upliftment of the society.