Dr. Jaya Priyadarshini Shukla is currently holding the position of Associate Professor, Department of Hindi at Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (U.P.). She has a university teaching experience of 14 years. Being an alumna of Aligarh Muslim University herself, she has proven her caliber in both Academics and Research. She holds a specialization in Medieval Poetry and Fiction, and has 16 research papers and 3 books to her credit. She has been associated with supervising theatre arts to the university students for a significantly long period of time. Recently she has been appointed as one of the Executive Council Members (ECM) of EFSLE, an International Socio-Eco-Literary Organization working in the field of Ecocriticism.