MA Program in-charge,
Communication & Journalism,
Dilnaz Boga is a journalist, professor and researcher from Mumbai. She has worked for the Hindustan Times as Chief Copy Editor on the International Desk in Mumbai, as well as a few city-based newspapers, covering issues like health, women’s and children’s issues, human interest, civic, education and crime. Dilnaz has also covered conflicts in Kashmir, the North-East, Chhattisgarh and Maharashtra for several publications. She completed her BA in English and Psychology and her MA in English Literature from Mumbai University. Dilnaz completed her MA in English and Psychology and a Master’s degree in English Literature from the University of Mumbai. In July 2004, Dilnaz completed her MA in Peace and Conflict Studies with a distinction on her dissertation ‘Cycles of violence: The psychological impact of human rights violations on the children in Kashmir’ from the University of Sydney in Australia. The following year, she shot a documentary in Kashmir on the same subject titled Invisible Kashmir: The other side of Jannat (Heaven), which was screened at film festivals all over the world. Dilnaz went on to study the reportage of Kashmir by local, national and international print media from 1990 to 2010 during her Ph.D. at the department of Development Studies, at Tata Institute of Social Sciences. Currently, she teaches communication, mass media and journalism to postgraduate students in Mumbai.