Born and brought up in a respectable family of academicians, Dr Neeraj Kumar (b. 1969) is a Professor in P.G. Dept. of English & Research Centre, Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya. He did his M.A and Ph.D. in 1993 and 2001 respectively from Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya. He has teaching experience of more than 20 years. He has actively participated and presented scholarly research papers in more than forty National and International Seminars and Conferences. He has four books – Women in the Novels of R.K. Narayan, An Objective Approach to English Literature, A Stroll in Jainism and Psychic Odyssey of Women: The Novels of Manju Kapurto his credit, about forty research papers published in reputed Journals. He has supervised seven Ph.D. scholars. He was also selected for the Associateship at IIAS, Shimla for three consecutive years i.e. 2011-2013. He organized two UGC-Sponsored National Seminars in the Dept. of English, Magadh University, Bodh-Gaya in 2012 and 2015 respectively. He is the Executive member of Comparative Literature Association of India for the session 2015-18. He is also Executive member (East Zone) of All Indian Association for English Studies for the session 2014-17. At present he is working on a post-doctoral project entitled “Androcentric Milieu and the Female Psyche: A Comparative Study of Kamala Markandaya’s and Manju Kapur’s Major Novels.” He also edits a literary Journal The Interiors (ISSN 2319-4804) which is published annually. He presented a paper on Dalit Literature and also chaired a session in XXI World Congress organized under the aegis of ICLA at University of Vienna (Austria) during July 21-27, 2016.