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Sanjoy Roy Associate Professor in the Department of Social Work, University of Delhi

Sanjoy Roy, MSW, MPhil, PhD, LLB, believer and promoting Indigenous Social Work in India, is Associate Professor at the Department of Social Work, University of Delhi. Previously, he taught in various other universities in India, such as Visva-Bharati University, IGNOU, Assam University (Central) and CSJM University. He has written more than 50 articles/research papers published in different referred journals and books and 12 books in national and international publications in the area of social work education. He is also associated in various capacities internationally with many professional bodies, such as International Advisory Board Member in Encyclopaedia of Social Work, Editorial Board member of the Journal of Historical Archaeology and Anthropological Sciences, Associate Editor of the International Journal of Religion and Spirituality in Society, Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of African and Asian Local Government Studies, Editorial Board Member of the International Journal of CPQ Medicine (CPQME), Editorial Board Member of the Sociology International Journal, Review Board Member of the International Journal of Social Work Values and Ethics, Editorial Board Member for the Journal of Ecology and Natural Resources (JENR), Associate Editorial Board Member for the Women’s Health Science Journal and so on.

Dr Roy’s research interest areas include development studies, social exclusion, justice, law and human rights and empowerment for disadvantaged groups, social work practice and critical social work. He has many honours and awards to his credit, including the Bharat Ratna; Dr Radhakrishnan Gold Medal Award 2019 by Global Economic Progress and Research Association (GEPRA), Tiruvannamalai, Tamil Nadu, India; Shelter Award 2019 along with Certificate of Excellence by Shelter Promotion Council (India), Kolkata, for contributions in various areas; Best Academician of the Year Award (Male), 2018, by Global Education and Corporate Leadership Awards 2018 by LWT and MIET, India; Rising Personality of the Year 2018 by Rifacimento International, Group of Editors for dedication and achievement in the profession; Neelkanth Samman Award 2018 and Scroll of Appreciation for Defender of Democracy by the Kabir Ke Log and Centre for Dalit Study, Delhi, on the occasion of 69th Constitution Day of India, 2018.