Dr. N. Gayathri, Asst. Prof (Sr.), English, VIT University has 12 years of teaching experience. She has 8 research papers to her credit, in international journals. Versatile, and eager to explore new areas, she has taught ‘History of Indian Independence struggle’ along with English to Indian and Chinese students. Her area of specialisation is ‘Emotional Intelligence’ in which she has done her PhD. She has two text books as a co-author to her credit, which were compiled and circulated internally, for students of VIT. She has also published a book ‘Develop Your Reading Skills’.