Curriculum Vitae of Dr. Baba Mishra, Principal I/C
Born on 16–05–1959 at Ichhapur – Bhawanipatna, District – Kalahandi , Odisha. Father – late Gopinath Mishra , Mother – Late Madhavi Mishra.
Qualifications M.A, M.Phil, Ph.D(History) (Sambalpur University)
Field of Specialization -Culture and Archaeology.
Ph.D Topic - State, Society and Culture of Orissa from 1435 to 1568 A.D, Sambalpur University.
Present Designation – Associate Professor in History, Grade – A, Dept. of Higher Education, Govt. of Odisha.
Teaching Experience- 33, years
Guidance to M.Phil & Ph.D Research: Total No, M.Phil – 18, Ph.D Awarded – 02, Thesis Submitted – 02
Research Experience and Publication, From 1984 onwards ---
1984 - 1988 - Ph.D Research.
Major Research Projects. Topics : 1. Early Urban Centres of the Tel Valley, Odisha, 2003–2006, UGC, New Delhi.
Minor Research Projects (1) - Early Historic Tel Valley from 600 B.C to 600 A.D, 2008‑2009, ICHR, New Delhi (2) - Gudahandi – Dokrichanchada Survey Report( 2016 – 2017), with M.K Meher GCAB , Other Research works. 1989 - Surveyed the socio-Cultural life of the Kond tribe of Kalahandi, district, Orissa,1990 - Conducted Fieldwork to study the Bhairava worship of the tribals of Kalahandi, Orissa.1992-93 - Surveyed and documented the folklores of Sundargarh district, Orissa,1997 – 1999 – Archaeological survey of Kalahandi District, Orissa, Collaborated with P. Mohanty, Deccan College, Pune, 2000 - Joined in the Orissa Research Project of Kiel University, German and surveyed the archaeological sites of Western Orissa along with M. Brandtner, P.Mohanty and P. Yale, during Nove - Dece, 2000. [report published]
Total No, of Research Papers Published in Peer Reviewed and Referred Journals:
Total No Popular Articles
Published in various Magazines, Souvenir, Newsletters and others on History, Culture, Archaeology and Vedic Psychology.
Odia language – 22, English - 20
Monographs Published ;
Edited Volumes :
Compiled : 2010-Facets of Orissa History, Culture and Archaeology, Pub- R.N Bhattacharya, Kolkata.
Edited Journals & Souveuir : 1. Kalahandi Renaissance, [A multi-disciplinary Research Journal] ISSN – 2250 – 1606, Vol - I , II, III, IV, V, VI,VII,VIII, IX, X, XI, Govt. Autonomous College, Bhawanipatna
Membership and Post held in Research and Learned Bodies
Life member, Orissa History Congress, Executive member of O.H.C From 1992 to1995, Vice President during 2003 -2004. 2. Life Member, Indian Archaeological society, New Dehli, 3 . Life Member / Executive member , Indian History and Culture Society. New Dehli, from 2000 to 2001.4. Life member , All India Oriental Conference.(Bhandarkar Oriental Institute, Poona) 5. Life member , Indian Association for Asian and Pacific Studies.[Kolkata) 6.Member, Indian History Congress.(New Delhi) 7. Life member, Kalahandi Lekhaka Kala Parisad, Bhawanipatna. 8.Life member, Bharatiya Itihas Sankalana Samiti, Odisha. 9. Founding & Life Member, Kalahandi Siksa Vikas Parisad, Kalahandi. 10. Life Member, Society of South Asian Archaeology [ Sossaa], Deccan College ( Pune)
Drafted Two Chapters of District Gazetteers, Kalahandi, 2015.( 2nd Edition) (Collaboration with U. S Kar) Chapter – I, Chapter - II
Assit - Superintendent of W.Hostel – from 1993 -1995 [Two Years], Co-coordinator [Vocational] Archaeology & Museology - From 2003 [continues], Autonomous Co-ordinator – from 2008 – 2012, Head, P.G Dept of History from 2019 – ( Continues), Vice – President, Student Union – 2014 – 2016.Convenors of Various Committees, Academic member of Board of Studies of many Autonomous Colleges ( Govt & Added).