Academic Staff

Faculty:

Director & Professor:
induProf. Indu Agnihotri

Ph.D (History); M.Phil (History); M.A. (History), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Area of Interest
Gender and History; The Women’s Movement in India; Developing a Women’s Studies Programme at the Centre

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Deputy Director & Professor:
Prof. Neetha N.

PhD. (Economics); MPhil (Applied Economics), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; MA (Economics), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala

Neetha N is a gold medalist for Post Graduation and has done her M. Phil and Doctoral studies at the Centre for Development Studies, Trivandrum. She is the recipient of IWMI/Ford Foundation Fellowship for South Asian Women Doctoral Scholars.

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Professor:
 Prof. Mary E. John

Ph.D. Women’s Studies (University of California at Santa Cruz); M.Phil (Philosophy), University of Puna; M.A. (Economics), Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Mary E John has been working in the fields of women’s studies and feminist politics for many years. She was Director of CWDS from 2006-2012.

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Professor:
Prof. Renu Addlakha

Ph.D. (Sociology), University of Delhi; M.Phil (Sociology), University of Delhi; MA (Social Work), University of Delhi

Renu Addlakha did her doctoral research on the psychiatric profession in India with particular reference to the treatment of women. Her areas of specialisation include the sociology of medicine, mental illness and the psychiatric profession, anthropology of infectious diseases, bioethics and disability studies.

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Associate Professor:
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Ms. Indrani Mazumdar  (indrani@cwds.ac.in)

MA (History), Delhi University, Delhi

 

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Associate Professor:
Dr. Seema Kazi

Ph.D (Gender Studies), London School of Economics; M.A. (Women and Development), Institute of Social Studies

 

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Assistant Professor:
Ms. Savitri Ray

M.A. (Geography) from Centre For the Study of Regional Development, JNU, New Delhi; Certificate Course in Gender Issues in Development Planning from Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok

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Assistant Professor:
Dr. Bijoya Roy

Ph.D., Centre for Social Medicine and Community Health; M.Phil., Centre for Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; M.A. Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai

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Assistant Professor:
Dr. Vandana

Ph.D (Social Work); M.Phil (Social Work), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai; MA (Social Work), Delhi School of Social Work, University of Delhi, Delhi.

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Research Associates:

Dr. Dimple Tresa Abraham

Ph.D. (Economics), Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, Maharashtra; MSc (Ag. Economics), Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi. Dimple was awarded Junior Research fellowship during her post graduate studies at IARI and is NET qualified. Her research interests include issues related gender in agriculture, rural development, self-employment and micro-entrepreneurship of poor women, CSR and Issues related to the Elderly.

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Ms. Bhaswati  Thakurta

 

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Dr. Vijay Kumar Jha

 

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Ms. Anshu Singh

Anshu Singh has been academically trained in the field of Education and Sociology. Her area of specialization are teacher education, pedagogy, child development and language learning. As a researcher she has worked on university education, urban politics, philosophy of violence and ethnography. In her non-academic time she is found traveling, writing fiction and poetry, painting, making music and running long distances.

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Dr. Gayathri panda

PhD. in Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi; M.Phil in Sociology;  M.A.  in Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi.

 

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Ms. Nayantara Singh

 

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Dr. Khundongbam Gyanabati Devi

Ph. D (Social Anthropology) University of Delhi, New Delhi; Phil (Social Anthropology) University of Delhi, New Delhi; M.Sc. (Anthropology) University of Delhi, New Delhi

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Data Analyst

Dr. Sandeep Mishra

 

 

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Library and Information Services:

Assistant Librarian
sanghmitraSanghamitra Jana Chatterjee
sanghamitra@cwds.ac.in
Senior Library Associate
Madhu Shree
madhu@cwds.ac.in
Library Associate
Ratna Sharma ratna@cwds.ac.in
Library Associate
Akhlaq Ahmed
akhlaq@cwds.ac.in
Library Associate
Deepa Singhal
deepa@cwds.ac.in