Vandana Bajaj

Assistant Director, Princeton Center for Language Study (PCLS)
Future Faculty Workshop Speaker

Vandana Bajaj is currently the Assistant Director at the Princeton Center for Language Study, where she leads all strategic initiatives related to less-commonly-taught language teaching and learning, including external proficiency testing for the undergraduate language requirement and cross-institutional collaborations for live synchronous courses through videoconferencing.  Prior to joining PCLS, she served as a dean’s assistant in the Office of the Dean of the College. 

Vandana completed her Ph.D. in theoretical linguistics from Rutgers University in 2016, where she got a taste of administrative work through brief part-time stints doing data entry for the Faculty Survey database and providing on-site logistical help for running the Mandela Washington Fellowship program.  In a previous life, Vandana worked as a CompTIA-certified technical trainer in the corporate private sector.