Karanam Pushpanadham is a Professor of Education at the Department of Educational Administration, Faculty of Education and Psychology, The M.S. University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, India. He was the member of the Senate, The Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda (2012-2013). Worked as a Dean of Students at the Faculty of Education and Psychology, the M.S. University of Baroda, Gujarat, India during 2007-2010. Visiting Professor (2007-2008) at the Institute of International Education, Stockholm University, Sweden on Swedish Institutes Guest Scholarship for Advanced Research in Educational Leadership and Development focusing on the Head Teachers Management Training in Sweden. Worked as a Director, Education E-Learning Programmes and Assistant Dean for International Affairs at the Assumption International University of Thailand during 2005-2006. Guest Editor of an International Journal on Teaching and Studies, American Scholars Press, USA. Associated with International Research Project on Education for Rural Transformation: India and China in collaboration.
Co-coordinating Education for Global Citizenship Programme in collaboration with Stockholm School Administration, Ministry of Education, and Sweden. Involved in capacity building for teachers and teacher educators in ESD and Eco System Services and its application for creating safe school environment. Project Director of IB school evaluation programme in India. European Unions Erasmus Mundus Visiting Professor at the Department of Education, Aarhus University, and Copenhagen, Denmark during 2012. Directed International Training Programmes on School Leadership for the DEOs of Afghanistan and ICT in pedagogic development for the policy makers of Asia and African countries with the support of Swedish International Development Agency.