Dr Mrs Nawaz B Mody, Joint Honorary Secretary
Dr Mody is the Joint Honorary Secretary of the K R Cama Oriental Institute. She is also the Chairperson of the Research Committee and has been editing and publishing the various books and journals of the Institute since 2000. An active academic, Dr Nawaz Mody was the Sir Pherozeshah Mehta Professor of Civics and Politics and the Head of the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai. A Fullbright Scholar at Cornell University, Ithaca, New York, Dr Mody obtained her Ph.D. degree from the University of Mumbai.
She has authored a number of research papers and books, including The Parsis in Western India: 1818 to 1920 (1998); Women in India’s Freedom Movement (2000); Revitalising Indian Democracy (2001) and edited and published the four volumes of Enduring Legacy: Parsis of the 20th Century (2005).
She has been the Director of the J N Tata Endowment for the Higher Education of Indians. She is presently the Advisor of the Garib Zarthostiona Rehethan Fund.