Ajay Das

Contributing Faculty
Richard W. Riley College of Education and Human Sciences
Doctor of Education (EdD)

Dr. Ajay Das has worn different hats in education that spans nearly two decades. He has been a classroom teacher, an administrator and currently he serves as a college professor in a teacher preparation program. He has been serving in this role since 2011. He taught for 11 years in K-12 classrooms in the US and overseas including Japan and India. He is certified in math and special education; however, special education is his true passion. His primary area of research is inclusive education.

He will be teaching capstone courses in special education at Walden. In addition, he will be supervising doctoral candidates in special education at Walden University. He has been a recipient of Teaching Excellence award from Murray State University in Kentucky where he taught from 2011 to 2016.

Courses Taught

EDDD 8990 - Completing Doctoral Capstone


PhD, The University of Melbourne

MEd, Kurukshetra University

BA, Osmania University

Public Service

Rotary International, Volunteer -

Awards / Honors

Distinguished Award for Research Excellence, Murray State University, 2014

Faculty Excellence Award, Murray State University, 2014


Das, A. K. (2017). Examining teachers’ understanding of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder. . Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs,

Das, A. K. (2018). Including all? Perceptions of Mainstream Teachers on Inclusive Education in the Western Province of Sri Lanka. . International Journal of Special Education

Das, A. K. (2015). Inclusive education a “rhetoric” or “reality”? Teachers’ perspectives and beliefs. . Teaching and Teacher Education

Das, A. K. (2014). Perceptions of ‘inclusion’ and perceived preparedness among school teachers in Sri Lanka. . Teaching and Teacher Education