1937, Male , Indian , Retired Vice Chancellor, North Orissa University
Prof. Prabodh Kumar Mishra (born: 1937), Professor of History at the Sambalpur University, is a reputed scholar of Indology and an expert in Orissan history and culture. Associated with various prestigious societies and organisations like the Indian History Congress and Numismatic Society of India, he has been the President of the Orissa History Congress for the years 1986-87 and 1995-96; and Vice-President of the South Indian History Congress for 1982-84. Prof. Mishra has written a number of books which include Evolution of Orissa and Her Culture; Culture, Tribal History and Freedom Movement; Heritage of India (2 Vols.); Aspects of Indian History and Historiography; etc. His latest work Comprehensive History and Culture of Orissa (in two volumes) is in press.