Areas of specialization include social psychology and cross-cultural psychology. Academic and research interests include leadership, gender issues in organizations; management across cultures; leadership in educational institutions. Has been Visiting Professor, University of Manitoba and taught at the Xavier Institute of Management, Bhubaneswar. Published several papers in international and national journals and presented several papers in conferences and seminars. Recipient of award for Excellence in Teaching and Young Psychologist Award. Has served as the editor of Vikalpa: A Journal for Decision Makers for four years and is on the editorial board of several national and international journals.