Anaya Thatte, Ph. D
Professor, Department of Hindustani Music
Anaya Thatte is Indian Musicologist who has been working in the field of Music research and teaching for more than 20 years. A Law Graduate form Nagpur University acquired her M.A. and PH.D. degrees from SNDT University Mumbai. She also holds Sangeet Alankar Degree in Vocal Music from Akhil Bharatiya Gandharva Mahavidyalaya Mandal. She has to her credit, more than 55 research papers presented and published at National and International Level conferences and journals. She has successfully guided 5 candidates for Ph.D. and 6 for M.Phil.
She serves as a teaching faculty at University of Mumbai, India and was instrumental in introducing many curricular and co-curricular activities for the holistic development of students
through music during her headship. She is a visiting faculty for Research Methodology at SNDT Women’s University , Mumbai and many more. A recipient of Research Scholarship from Asiatic Society Mumbai, UGC-IUC Associate ship IIAS Shimla, Sahapedia-Unesco Fellowship, Promising Indian Musicologist award from ITC-SRA and University of Amsterdam is also an approved B High Grade artist of All India Radio. Anaya has authored 3 books and edited one volume on the topic Indian fine arts and their knowledge system.
Her areas of specialization are Music History, Research in Interdisciplinary areas, Ragangas, Music teaching and education.