Dr. Panth is M.A. History, M.A. Buddhist Studies (Gold Medalist) University of Delhi, M.Phil. and Ph.D. He was the Director & Vice Chancellor of Nalanda University from 2000 to 2016. Prior to that he served as the Director of the Vipassana Research Institute for 14 years under the guidance of Goenkaji.
Dr. Panth is a widely travelled scholar and has more than 75 research papers to his credit presented and published in various Indian and international conferences, seminars and workshops. He has delivered more than 70 special lectures in India and abroad and edited and published more than 20 books.
He is now working as a Professor of Buddhist Studies at the Gautam Buddha University at Greater Noida, (NCR Delhi), India.
To get an idea of Dr. Panth's ebullient presentation style, below is a link to a video of him giving a presentation with Charles Allen, author of Ashoka, called "Rediscovering the Buddha".
Additionally, below are recordings from a Pāli workshop that Dr. Panth gave in India in 1994.