Prof. Sumita Roy, Director, OUCIP and Chairperson, BOS, Dept of English, Osmania University, Hyderabad.  

She has been teaching at the University for the last 25 years.  She has guided 11 Ph.D. and 12 M.Phil scholars in American, British, Canadian, Comparative, Indian and Anglo-Indian literatures— working on poetry, drama, fiction and prose.  In 2006 she won the BOOKS on BOOKS Award from the Federation of Indian Publishers, New Delhi.  

She has completed 2 Major and 1 Minor Research Projects sponsored by UGC on Indian Philosophic Prose and Soft Skills between 1994-97; 2005-06 and 2010-12. She has written/co-edited about 40 books including Business Communication (Sterling, New Delhi, 2008), Child’s Play-8 volumes (Arkbird, Hyderabad, 2004—syndicated by the Govt of AP), Aldous Huxley and Indian Thought (Sterling, New Delhi, 2002), Masters of Literature 7 volumes (Sterling, New Delhi, 1999), Arthur Miller's The Crucible. A Critical Study (S.S. Mubarak: Singapore, 1998—used in Singapore as A level study guide), Poet Saints of India (Sterling, New Delhi, 1996—used as additional reading in many universities abroad) and many others. She has published more than 42 articles in national and international journals.  

In 2012 she completed a set of 3 books commissioned by Sterling Publishers for Junior High School, levels 1-3 for use in Ghana (Africa). She has prepared syllabus and study material for various universities including English for Communication course for RGUKT—an 86 hours video package; she has designed and is presently coordinating an e-learning program for BA literature program for EMMRC of EFL university under the MHRD program Consortium for Educational Communication in which more than 45 subject experts are involved.  She has delivered more than 75 lectures at different UGC Academic Staff Colleges and more than 250 guest lectures in academic institutions, government and private organizations in India and Bangladesh.



  Prof. A. Karunakar Joint Director OUCIP, he teaches at the Department of English, Osmania University, Hyderabad.

 He is the founder editor of Remarkings (a bi-annual literary journal dedicated to arts and letters). He has edited volumes on Indian Perspectives on Post-war American Drama and American Theatre Legends. He has published widely in national and international journals. He has organised a number of national and international seminars. He has been a PhD supervisor since 1996 and PhD adjudicator for many universities. He is member of selection committees of different universities. He has supervised 4 PhD and 4 MPhil in American, African-American, Native American Literatures. Currently he is engaged in research in translations, Indian writing in English and American Literature.


   Dr.J.L.N. Rao is the Joint Director of the Advanced Centre for American Studies. 

He is an Associate Professor of Political Science in Osmania University with specialization in the area of International Relations. He published about two dozen articles in books and refereed journals on a range of issues including Regional integration and cooperation in South Asia, Beijing’s strategic discourse, Politics of nuclear proliferation, Terrorism, International Organisations, Policy Studies, Governance and Internationalising higher education. Visiting faculty to the Academic Staff Colleges, College of Air Warfare, Appa Group of Institutions and other academic institutions, Rao is actively engaged with current issues in International Relations.


  Prof. Kousar J. Azam, with a distinguished career spanning over three decades.

she is a recipient of several national and international awards like those awarded by Ford, Fulbright, and Rockefeller Foundations, has been member of the International Committee of American Studies Association of USA, and has had the distinction of being the plenary speaker at inauguration of International American Studies Association in 2003 at the University of Leiden, Amsterdam. Widely travelled, Azam has written/ edited seven books, several articles and has taught/lectured at American universities including those at ,Illinois, Iowa, New York, North Carolina, Atlanta, Houston, Detroit and also at Oxford, Niteroi, Brazil, Brindisi, Italy, Beirut, Nagoya and Tokyo, Nepal, Sri Lanka,Mauritius and several Universities in South Africa. A former member of APPSC Azam is now a Professor Emeritus attached to the OUCIP as Advisor, Programmes and Development. (


  Ms. Sameera Khundmiri, Librarian OUCIP with 14 years experience as a library professional and she has a Master's from Robert Gordon University, Scotland, and M. Phil from Annamalai University, Tamilnadu. With extensive organization and management skills and exposure in different fields of library profession, she is responsible for management of technical resources, and web site development. She also handles most of the duties involving programmes. (