Prof. G. Chandhrika has been teaching and researching in the Department of History since 1992. She specialises in Historiography, Intellectual History, History of Women and History of Medicine. She recently completed a UGC major research project on “The Profession and Practice of Medicine in Colonial South India”. She has also received Pondicherry University’s Best Teacher Award for the years 2016 and 2018. She currently heads the Centre for European Studies and is engaged in an ongoing research project on “Engendering Development Goals, Strategies and Action Plans: A Dialogue between India and Europe”, funded by the MHRD, Government of India.