Dr. Rupali is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology, K.R. Mangalam University. She earned her Bachelor’s degree at University of Lucknow in 2003, her Post Graduation in Applied & Clinical Psychology from M.J.P. Rohilkhand University, Bareilly in (2006), her Post Graduate Diploma (Forensic Anthropology) from the University of Lucknow in 2004, and her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Kumaun University, Nainital (UK) in 2017 Before joining the academics, she worked at neuropsychiatric hospitals (UP & UK) as a mental health professional and worked as a Research officer in ICMR funded research project, under the title of An Epidemiological Study of the Prevalence of Neuropsychiatric Disorder and Cognitive Disorders in Rural Elderly Population (3rd March 2008 to 28th Feb 2010.) at King George's Medical University, Department of Geriatric Mental Health, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh.
In academics, she worked Galgotias University, PDM University and S.D.P.G College as Assistant Professor in Department of Psychology. Apart from this, she is a Life Associates Member of Indian Association of Geriatric Mental Health, Lucknow. She has also been a part of a special training program of SPYM organized by the National Institute of Social Defense Delhi on the topic “Basics of Drug Abuse Prevention and Treatment”. With her expertise, she has presented various research papers at National and International Conferences and has also attended many workshops. Presently her 27 research articles have been published in various National and International journals.
In the classroom, she follows two major teaching approaches: (i) to provide the students with a rich understanding of psychological concepts with an understanding of the implications of psychology in multi-disciplinary and (ii) to develop students’ critical innovative, and self-sufficient learning. Such skills if inculcated in the students help them to transcend the field of psychology and can be applied by students pursing any career, not just psychology majors.