Susheel Sharma

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Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India
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Professor of English
University of Allahabad

Dr. Susheel Kumar Sharma (b. 1962) completed his M. A. in English in 1982 and M. Phil. in 1983. He earned Ph. D. degree on his thesis entitled ‘The Theme of Temptation in Milton’ in 1989 and Diploma in Creative Writing in English in 1991.

Dr. Sharma started his teaching career as a Lecturer in English at I. K. S. University, Khairagarh in 1983. In 1985 he moved to G. B. Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Pantnagar which he served first as an Assistant Professor (1985 to 1996) and then as Associate Professor of English (1996 to 2001). For two years (1993 –1995) he was at Chitrakoot University of Rural Development, Chitrakoot as a Reader in English. There he was also the Dean, Faculty of Languages and Social Sciences for about one year (1994-1995). Dr. Sharma joined the University of Allahabad as a Reader in English in 2001. Since 11 December 2003 he has been serving there as a Professor of English.

Prof. Sharma has published four books, thirty-five research papers, five interviews and twenty-eight book-reviews. He is also on the editorial panel of some journals. Some of his work can be viewed at He has completed three research projects and has successfully guided four master’s and five doctoral research candidates. He has participated in about ninety National and International Conferences/ Seminars and presented papers there-in. He himself has also organised many conferences, seminars and workshops. He has also lectured in various Universities on diverse topics on different assignments. Dr Sharma is a creative writer too. Some of his poems have been published in Canada, France, Ireland, Scotland, the UK and the USA. A collection of more than thirty reviews of his first poetry book, From the Core Within (1999, ISBN: 81-85231-27-3) has been published under the title Bricks and Bouquets (Ed. Sanjeev Kumar, New Delhi: Creative Books, 2008, pp xxxii + 69, ISBN: 81-85231-32-X). Prof Sharma’s second collection of poems The Door is Half Open (ISBN: 978-81-8435-341-9, 2012, New Delhi: Adhyayan) has been received very well. Some of his poems have been translated into Assamese, French, Hindi, Lithuanian, Serbian and Turkish languages.

Prof. Sharma’s current interests include English Language Teaching, Comparative Literature, English Studies in India and Contemporary Literary Theory. He is a life member of Indian Association of English Studies, Indian Association for Canadian Studies and Forum on Contemporary Theory. He has been a member of Ralph W. Emerson Society (Worcester) and Indian Association for Studies in Contemporary Literature besides many others.

Prof. Sharma lives with his family at Vishrut, 5 MIG, Govindpur, Near Uptron Crossing, Allahabad – 211 004, India. He may be contacted on phone no. +91-532-2542514, on Mobile phone no. 09450868483, 08173872609 and on e-mail: .