A Physics graduate from Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Dr. Rani turned to Literature for a postgraduate degree, which she completed in 1995. In 1996, she joined the Dept. of English Language & Literature at SSSIHL as a faculty member. She passed the National Eligibility Test for Lectureship conducted by the Andhra Pradesh College Service Commission in 1996; completed the Post Graduate Certificate in Teaching of English (PGCTE) from the Central Institute of English & Foreign Languages (CIEFL) in 2002 with ‘A’ grade and received her doctoral degree in 2011 from Sri Krishna Devaraya University, Anantapur.
She is currently an Associate Professor and Head, Dept. of English Language & Literature at SSSIHL.
Areas of Teaching
Language courses for Undergraduate students, Early British Literature, Indian Writing in English, Linguistics & Phonetics, Modern English Grammar, English for the Media, Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL)
Media Linguistics, Literature and Pop Culture, Post-colonial Studies, Ecocriticism, ELT
Current Ph.D. Supervision
Miss Sai Archana Murthy (Applied Linguistics)
Miss Megha Santosh (Indian Writing in English, New Historicism, Trauma Studies)
Miss Aarthi R M (Cli-Fi Studies)
Miss Lekshmi Chandra