An academician, a researcher and a poet, Itika Dagar, (M.A., M.Phil., UGC-NET) is presently a Doctoral student in the Department of English and Foreign Languages, Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak, Haryana, India. She has worked as Assistant Professor of English in Maharshi Dayanand University, Rohtak and Chaudhary Bansi Lal University, Bhiwani, Haryana, India. She has authored poems for The Tribune and Young Bhaskar along with contributing nearly eight research papers in national/international journals. She has actively participated in various co-curricular activities at college/university level and presented papers in dozens of national/international seminars/conferences. The topic of her M.Phil. dissertation is “The Rhetoric of Social Change: A Study of Mahatma Gandhi’s Hind Swaraj and Arvind Kejriwal’s Swaraj”. Apart from this, she is also working on an edited book on Cinematic Film Adaptations. Her areas of specialization include Discursive Studies in Indian English Literature, Children’s Literature, Literary Criticism, Literature and Cinema. She has been recently appointed as one of the Executive Council Members (ECM) of FSLE-India for the Haryana Region.