Dr. B. Rangaiah

Designation: 
Professor
Gender: 
Male
Academic
Academics: 
DegreeSpecializationUniversity / InstitutionYear of Completion
1Ph.D.PsychologyMysore University2005
2M.Phil.PsychologyBangalore University1997
3M.Sc.PsychologyBangalore University1995
Total Experience: 
12 years
Area of Specialization/Interest: 

Cognitive processes, Mental Health, Cross-cultural Psychology, School Psychology, and Psychometrics.

Publications (in last 3 years): 
  1. Bhat, R. M., & Rangaiah, B. (2016). The relationship of trauma exposure and posttraumatic stress with posttraumatic growth: Linear or curvilinear. Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing, 7(3), 296-301.

  2. Bhat, R. M., & Rangaiah, B. (2015). Exposure to Armed-Conflict and Prevalence of Posttraumatic Stress Symptoms among Young Adults in Kashmir, India. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma, 24(7), 740-752.

  3. Bhat, R. M., & Rangaiah, B. (2015).The impact of conflict exposure and social support on posttraumatic growth among the young adults in Kashmir. Cogent Psychology, 2: 1000077.

  4. Rangaiah, B. (2015). Post-traumatic Growth and Psychological Well Being among Cancer and HIV/AIDS Patients. Indian Journal of Applied Psychology, 52, 5-12

  5. Rangaiah, B. (2015). Effects of Displacement on Mental Health of Displaced Tribes. Indian Journal of Applied Psychology, 52, 20-26.

  6. Suresh, S., & Rangaiah, B. (2014). Organizational Citizenship Behaviour Mediate the Association between Human Resource Management practices and Turnover Intentions. International Journal for Management research, 3(4), 95-105.

  7. Rangaiah, B. (2014). Post Traumatic Growth and Psychological Well Being among Patients with Terminal Illness. International Journal of Psychosocial Research, 3(2), 239-245.

  8. Behera, S., & Rangaiah, B. (2014). Relationship between Emotional Maturity and Life Satisfaction among Traditional Dancers of Odisha. Journal of Psychosocial Research, 9(1), 163-170.

  9. Behera, S., & Rangaiah, B. (2014). Emotional Maturity form Dance Practice: As a Predictor towards Life Satisfaction in Relation to Self-esteem. Social Science International, 30(2), 237-249.

  10. Karthigeyan, A., Mariappan, V., & Rangaiah, B. (2013). Asset-Liability Management in Indian Private Sector Banks- A Canonical Correlation Analysis. International Journal of Management, 4(5), 6-13.

  11. Prabhakar, T., Rangaiah, B., & Tamarana, RB. (2013). A comparison of medical and non-medical students on attitudes towards spirituality. Indian Journal of Health and Wellbeing, 4(6), 1307-1309.

  12. Prabhakar, T., & Rangaiah, B. (2013). Relationship between Spirituality and Personality Dimensions. Indian Journal of Applied Psychology, 50, 103-107.

  13. Prabhakar, T., & Rangaiah, B. (2013). Attitudes towards spirituality among students with different religious and academic backgrounds. International Journal of Human Resource Management Research and Development, 3(1), 34-41.

  14. Ghaderi, A. R., & Rangaiah, B. (2012). Premature Ejaculation and Its Influence on Marital Satisfaction. Journal of Psychosocial Research, 7(2), 195-202.

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Conducted(Last 3 Years): 
  1. “Eco-Cultural Influences on Pictorial Depth Perception”. 40th Annual Meeting of the Society for Cross-Cultural Research during 16th to 19th of Feb, 2011 at Charleston, South Carolina, USA.

  2. “Prospects in school psychology” at National conference on best practices in school psychology held during 22-23 January, 2011 at Pondicherry by PPA.

  3. Invited Lecture on “An introduction to Integral Yoga Psychology” 3rd International Seminar on Integral Yoga Psychology during 07 to 08 Aug, 2010 held at Pondicherry. Pondicherry in association with InSPA, New Delhi, PPA, Pondicherry and RICE foundation, Netherlands. 

  4. Invited Lecture onIntegral Yoga Psychology: Student Perspectives3rd International Seminar on Integral Yoga Pschology during 07 to 08 Aug, 2010 held at Pondicherry. Pondicherry in association with InSPA, New Delhi, PPA, Pondicherry and RICE foundation, Netherlands.

  5.  “Indian school psychology – A cross cultural perspective” in 12th national conference on developing school psychology in India, during 9th and 10th Jan, 2010 by PPA, Puducherry, IAAP, ISPA- India, and Achariya College of Education, Puducherry.

  6. Invited Lecture on “Interpersonal skills in class room situation”. Seminar on Effective Teaching Skills on 22 Nov, 2010 held at Senthil College of Education

  7. “Creativity in different nationals. Mysore”. The first International Multi-disciplinary conference on Current Research Trends during 20th & 21st Nov. 2009 held at Mysore, India, by University of Mysore and Iranian Students in India and Subcontinent.

  8. “A study of adjustment among physically challenged prisoners”. 32nd all Indian criminology conference, during 25th to 27th Feb, 2009 in association with Bangalore University and the Indian society of criminology, at Bangalore.

  9. Cognitive styles among children and adults in tribal and urban contexts”. 13th international and 44th national conference of the Indian academy of applied psychology (IAAP), during 30th Jan to 1st Feb, 2009 at Aurangabad.

Seminars/Conferences/Workshops Participated(Last 3 Years): 
  1. Rangaiah, B. Rejoyson Thangal, Surendra Kumar Sia (2010). Displacement of Tribes and mental health. Psychespace. Vol.3, No. 2, 27-30.
  2. Harini, C and Rangaiah, B. (2010). The influence of Emotional Intelligence on life satisfaction and Job Performance of Employees. Asian Journal of Development Matters. 4(2). 177-183
  3. Rangaiah, B., Singh, M and Gadheri, A.R. (2009). Cognitive Styles among Children and Adults in Tribal and Urban Contexts. Journal of the Indian Academy of Applied Psychology. Vol. 35, Special Issue, 131-135.
  4. Rangaiah, B., Singh, M (2009). Eco-culture and Illusion. Behavioural Scientist. 10(2), 133-138.
  5. Rangaiah, B., Singh, M (2009). Eco-Cultural Influences on Time Estimation. Journal of Human Ecology, 27(1), 35-40.
  6. Ali Reza Gadheri, Lancy D’Souza & Rangaiha, B. (2009). Relationship between self-efficacy and depression among India and Iranian students. United Journal of Awadh Scholars (UJAS). Vol. 3(1), 50-56.
  7. Rangaiah, B ., D’Souza, L., & Jayaraju R.(2008). The perceived effectiveness of advertisements - a comparison of visualizors and consumers in relation to their locus of control. United Journal of Awadh Scholars(UJAS). Vol.3(1), 57-62.
  8. Lancy D’Souza, Jayaraju, R, Rangaiah, B and Jagadish, S.N (2008). Relationship between shyness and insecurity among high school students. United Journal of Awadh Scholors, 2 (2), 13-20.
  9. D’Souza, L., Ramaswamy C. & Rangaiah, B.(2008). Relationship between shyness and adjustment among college students. Pakistan Journal of Social and clinical Psychology Vol.6, 58-65.
  10. Rangaiah, B., Singh, M (2007) ‘The Impact of Eco-culture on Psychological Differentiation’ Psychological Studies, 52, 3, 253-258.
  11. Rangaiah. B., Singh, M and Gangadhara, B. (2007). An empirical study of time perception among tribes and non-tribes: Influence of domestication and non-domestication of livestock’ Asia pacific Review of Tribal and Rural evelopment,1(1) 22-28.

Selected recent conferences and seminar papers

  1. B. Rangaiah (Aug. 2010). “Integral Yoga Psychology: Student Perspectives” RICE foundation, Netherlands, PPA, InSPA, India.
  2. B. Rangaiah (Jan. 2010). Indian school psychology – A cross cultural perspective. PPA, Puducherry, IAAP, ISPA- India, and Achariya College of Education, Puducherry.
  3. B. Rangaiah, Lancy D’souza, & AliReza Gadheri (Nov. 2009). Creativity in different nationals. Mysore.
  4. B. Rangaiah, B, Jayaraju.R., & Lancy D’souza (Feb. 2009). A study of adjustment among physically challenged prisoners. Bangalore University and the Indian society of criminology, Bangalore.
  5. B. Rangaiah (Jan/Feb. 2009). Cognitive styles among children and adults in tribal and urban contexts. Indian academy of applied psychology. Aurangabad.
  6. B. Rangaiah (Dec. 2008). Perceptual processes in a tribal community. NAOP, Guwahati.
  7. B. Rangaiah (Aug. 2008). Perceptual Processes in Tribes; A Cross Cultural Study. Academic Staff College, University of Mysore, Mysore.

Member of authority/ committee/etc
Co-ordinator: PG Dip. In Industrial Psychology, Pondicherry University.
Life member: Indian Academy of Applied Psychology
Treasurer: Indian School Psychology Association (InSPA,India)
Member: National Academy of Psychology (NAOP)

Honours / Awards (if any): 

a. School Psychology Services Award 2015, awarded by the Indian School Psychology Association (InSPA), New Delhi.
b. Psychometric Educational Services Award 2012 by the Pondicherry Psychology Association, Puducherry.

Projects Undertaken: 
  1.  “Time Consciousness among Indian, German and Migrant Students” Sponsored by ICSSR (India)-DFG (Germany) Bilateral Program. Total Grant Rs. 7,50,000/-
  2. “Post Traumatic Growth and Psychological Well Being among Cancer and HIV/AIDS Patients” ICSSR sponsored.  Total Grant Rs.6, 04,150/-
  3. “Effect of Displacement on Mental Health of Displaced Tribes in Mysore and Kodagu Districts, Karnataka” UGC sponsored. Total Grant Rs. 6, 37,200/-
Books: 

1. Rangaiah, B. (2015). Psychological Perspectives of Displacement. Puducherry Cooperative Book Society Ltd. June, 2015. (ISBN: 81-87299-94-0).

2. Rangaiah, B. (2013). Eco-Culture and Perception. Puducherry Cooperative Book Society Ltd. April, 2013. (ISBN: 81-87299-86-X).

Institution/Dept. Development Activities: 

Deliberation of Invited Lecture/ Keynote Lecture (Past One Year)

a. Delivered a lecture in the Workshop on Guidance and Counselling for the Trained Graduate     Teachers on 29th January 2016 at RMSA, Government of Puducherry.
b. Delivered a lecture in the workshop on Guidance and Counselling for the Trained Graduate Teachers on 02nd February, 2016 at RMSA, Government of Puducherry.
c. Delivered a lecture in the Workshop on Guidance and Counselling for the Trained Graduate Teachers on 04th February, 2016 at RMSA, Government of Puducherry.
d. Delivered a lecture in the Training of Trainers on Career Guidance and Counselling for Teachers in Higher Education during 22-26 February, 2016.
e. Delivered a lecture in the Training of Trainers Programmeon Life Skills for Students in Higher Education during 07-11March, 2016.
f. Delivered a lecture in the Two day training Programme for MG University faculty on Student Mentoring Skills on 29.03.2016 and 30.03.2016.

Experience of Supervision of Doctoral Thesis
Awarded two PhD’s under the supervision of Dr. B. Rangaiah. Three more theses are submitted and the work of four more scholars are in progress.

Contact Details
Present Address: 
Dr. B. Rangaiah, Head & Associate Professor, Dept. of Applied Psychology, Pondicherry University, Kalapet, Puducherry-605 014.
Telephone No: 
+91-413-2654690
Mobile No: 
09042460674
Email: 
rangaiah.psy@pondiuni.edu.in , head.psy@pondiuni.edu.in