Dr. Gagan Prakash, an academician, and a photographer has a Ph.D. in visual media ethics from Symbiosis International (Deemed) University. He has 10 years of teaching experience in the areas of Photography, Cinematography and Visual Communication. He has also worked as a photojournalist and documentary filmmaker. He has specialization in Photography and Cinematography, and his research interests are in Visual design, Visual media ethics, Identity, and media & Spirituality. He has authored a textbook on visual communication, has written several book chapters and has published his research work in reputed journals. Prior to the current responsibility, he was heading the Audio-Visual department at Symbiosis Institute of Media and Communication, Pune.