Prof. Bharati Ray, Ph.D is a Historian and Educationist. Her vision is to strive for all round development of the nation. Her fields of specialization/areas of interest are Education and Culture, International Relations and Science and Technology. Her career summary is as follows:
Vice President, Indian Council for Cultural Relations, Govt of India, 2006 to 2014.
- Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, April 1996 – April, 2002.
- Pro-Vice Chancellor (Academic Affairs), Calcutta University, 1995.
- Associate Professor/Professor, Dept. of History, Calcutta University, 1988
- She has been recipient of various Awards, Fellowships, Grants.