Dr. Disha Maheshwari has a Ph.D. in Education from the University of Delhi. She was a Commonwealth Scholar at the Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick. Her area of interest are Gender and Education, Discourse and Identity and Higher Education Pedagogy. At Sharda University she teaches courses on Gender Studies, Communication, Research Methodology in Education (Qualitative). She has presented her research work in Cambridge, Stockholm, Hong Kong, Warwick, Oslo (Virtual), Tamilnadu.
She worked as a research assistant on the project ‘ELT Survey of India from February 2016-May 2016, with Dr Richard Smith, University of Warwick, UK (Principal researcher and Reader at Centre for Applied Linguistics, University of Warwick) funded by the British Council. She also worked as a project associate on the project ‘Children and teachers as co-researchers: Exploring young learner classrooms in India with Professor Rama Mathew (Principal Researcher and Professor at Faculty of Education, University of Delhi), funded by the R and D Project Grant, University of Delhi, Delhi (2013-2014). Other partners in this project were Dr Annamaria Pinter, University of Warwick, UK and Dr Richard Smith, University of Warwick, UK.