Faculty - Core Faculty

Dr. Narendra Jadhav - Member, Governing Council

Dr. Narendra Jadhav is a Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha. He is a noted Indian bureaucrat, economist, social scientist, writer and educationist. He was a member of Planning Commission of India, as well as a member of National Advisory Council (NAC), since 31 May 2010. Prior to this, he had worked with International Monetary Fund (IMF) and headed economic research department at Reserve Bank of India.

Dr. Shailashree Haridas - Professor and Associate Director

Dr.Shailashree Haridas Alumni of IIM-Calcutta & Doctorate in Economics. She is an academician & corporate trainer with 17 years of experience spread across training in B.Schools & Corporate's. She has many publications and a book to her credit. She has been awarded as 'Best Professor' in Economics by Central Bank of India, & World Education Congress and received Best Teacher Award by UNESCO Center for World Peace Center Unesco Chair. She is a trained 'Veena' player, an instrument of carnatic classical music & also a classical music singer.
Email: s.haridas@mitwpu.edu.in

Prof. Parimal Maya Sudhakar - Head of School

Completed Post-graduation in International Politics from JNU. Received M.Phil on the topic China's Nuclear Policy under Deng Xiaoping and pursuing Ph D in JNU on the topic State and Society Relations in China in the context of Globalization. Has worked with NGOs and international organizations for over 5 years as a Researcher. Earlier worked as a Marathi Newsreader at AIR Delhi. Regular columnist with Marathi newspapers and participated in Prime Time discussions on TV9, Jai Maharashtra and ABP Maza. Had served as elected Joint Secretary and Vice President of JNU Students Union.
Email: parimal.sudhakar@mitwpu.edu.in

Prof. Mahesh Sane - Assistant Professor

Prof Mahesh Sane is a Political analyst, Campaign Manager and political writer. He has 10 years’ experience in teaching. He handled back-office of Shri Anil Shirole Ji former MP Pune Loksabha in 2014 General Election. He prepared strategy and execute campaign management for Shri Dilip Kamble MLA and Former Minister from Pune Cantonment. He has been doing professional political and social surveys across India. He did survey in Western Maharashtra and Palghar in general election 2019.
Prof Mahesh Sane is panel member on various news-channels for political and election issues. He is writing articles on different topics in various Marathi News-papers. He is working as a psephologist from last 7 years.
Email: mahesh.sane@mitwpu.edu.in

Dr. Lenin Kumar - Assistant Professor

Dr. Lenin Kumar has completed PhD in “Political Economy of Neoliberal Reforms in Estonia, 1991-2014". Received M.Phil in International Relations from Centre for Russian and Central Asian Studies, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Had served as President of Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union (JNUSU). Completed Post-graduation in International Politics from School of International Studies.
Email: v.leninkumar@mitwpu.edu.in

Prof. Akshay Ranade - Assistant Professor

Prof. Akshay Ranade has completed M-Phil from Centre for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament (CIPOD), School of International Studies (JNU), New Delhi. As a part of M-Phil Dissertation, worked on the topic "United Nations Global Counter-Terrorism Strategy and Non-Proliferation of Weapons of Mass Destruction: A Study of the Role of 1540 Committee". Has previously worked with Observer Research Foundation (ORF), New Delhi under its Strategic Studies Program. Also a contributor to Marathi Vishwakosh (Encyclopedia) - a project of Government of Maharashtra - for the subject of International Relations. Has presented papers on various National and International Conferences including at University of Cambridge, UK, Dublin City University, Ireland and JNU, New Delhi among others. Earlier completed MA (Hon) in Politics from Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai and B.Sc (Economics) from Symbiosis School of Economics, Symbiosis International University.
Email: akshay.ranade@mitwpu.edu.in

Prof. Gopal Wamane - Assistant Professor

Prof. Gopal Wamane has Completed MSc (Electronic) from Pune University. Got 2nd prize for Research Paper Presentation at National Conference on Material Science. Has academic teaching experience of more than 4years. Subject specialisation in Political Science & International Relations, Indian Society, Internal Society and Essay. Has actively participated in Students teaching Activity in Arunachal Pradesh and Jammu & Kashmir. Volunteer at NGO Good Sake Foundation, which aspires to make a social difference.
Email: gopal.wamane@mitwpu.edu.in