MA (Delhi) MPhil (TISS) PhD (TISS, Mumbai)
Gender Studies, Migration, Urban Sociology, Rural Sociology, Research Methodology
Department of Sociology
Gauhati University, Guwahati, 781014
· Gender and Society-I
· Women and Society in India
· Research Methodology-I
· Urban Sociology
· Rural Sociology
· Perspectives on Indian Society
· Study of Sociological Text
Areas of Interest:
· Gender Studies
· Urban Sociology
· Rural Sociology
· Research Methodology
MPhil-PhD from School of Social Sciences, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.
M.A. in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi, New Delhi.
B.A. (Honours) in Sociology from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi, New Delhi.
Awarded Junior Research Fellowship (UGC-JRF) in June 2009.
‘Sociology’ (co-authored with Shabeena Yasmin Saikia). Guwahati:Chandra Prakash. ISBN: 978-93-244-0352-0.
Article in Journal:
‘Skill Shortage, Skill Need & Skill Development in India’ (co-authored with Ashutosh Murti) in IEM International Journal of Management & Technology. pp.79-84. ISSN: 2229-6611.
Article in Books:
‘Labour Market Flexibility and Skill Shortage: Exploring Dynamics behind Theories’(co-authored with Ashutosh Murti) in Ravi Kumar Jain, Bhimaraya A. Mitri & Jatinder N.D. Gupta (ed.) Operational Excellence. New Delhi: Excel Books. pp. 442-452. ISBN: 978-93-5062-182-0.
‘Ethics in Higher Education’ (co-authored with Ashutosh Murti) in Mridula Sahay & R.K. Mishra (ed.) Imperatives for Quality Higher Education. New Delhi: Macmillan. pp.199-209. ISBN: 978-935059004-1.
Participated in Refresher Course in Women Studies (Interdisciplinary) organized by HRDC, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi held from 7 November to 2 December 2016.
Participated and presented paper in International Conference on ‘Familiar/Strange’ organized by American Anthropological Association held from 18-22 November 2015.
Participated and presented paper in National Seminar on ‘Migration, Poverty and Social Justice: Perspectives, Policies and Experiences’ organized by Centre for Community Development and Development Practice, TISS held from 24-25 March 2015.
Participated in National Seminar on ‘Impact of Positive Discrimination in Assam with Special reference to Scheduled Caste Groups’ organized by Department of Sociology, Gauhati University held from 4-5 November 2014.
Participated in ‘Refresher Course in Sociology’ organized by Academic Staff College, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi held from 22 September-17 October 2014.
Participation in International symposium on ‘Violence Against Women: Review of Institutional Responses in India and United Kingdom’ held from 23-25 July 2014.
Participated and presented paper in 2nd International Conference on Social Science Research organized by WorldConferences.net held from 9-10 June 2014.
Participated and presented paper in XIV National Conference on ‘Equality, Pluralism and the State: Perspectives from the Women’s Movement’ organized by Indian Association for Women’s Studies held from 4-7 February 2014.
Participated and presented paper in International Seminar ‘The Republic in Shakespeare’ organized by The Shakespeare Association (India) & Department of English, University of Jammu held from 16-18 October 2013.
Participated in 105th Orientation Programme organized by UGC- Academic Staff College, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi held from 15 July-14 August 2013.
Participated and presented paper in 14th Conference of the International Association for the Study of Forced Migration (IASFM) organized IASFM & Mahanirban Calcutta Research Group (MCRG) held from 6-9 January 2013.
Participated and presented paper in International Conference ‘Women in Shakespeare: A Post Feminist Scrutiny’ organized by The Shakespeare Association (India) & Vardhaman Mahaveer Open University, Kota held from 4-6 October 2012.
Participated and presented paper in National Seminar on ‘Understanding Communities of North East India’ organized by Department of Sociology, Gauhati University held from 20-21 March 2012.
Participated and presented paper in International Conference on ‘Resources, Tribes and State’ organized by Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies, Rajiv Gandhi University held from 13-15 February 2012.
Participated in ‘The Ninth Orientation Programme on Forced Migration’ organized byMCRG, supported by UNHCR, Govt. of Finland & Brookings Institution held from 01-15 December 2011.
Participated in National Conference on ICT for Social Empowerment of Rural India organized by Computer Society of India, Mumbai Chapter & TISS, Mumbai from 20-21 April 2011.
Participated in Computer Application in Development Studies organised by Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development from 03-10 March 2010.
Participated in Delhi International Ethnographic Film Festival (DIEFF) held from 26-30 November 2008.
Joint Investigator of “Social Impact Assessment: A Study of Nine Villages in the proposed dam at Doimukh, Arunachal Pradesh” completed in 2017.
Flavours of Punjab, field study carried out in Amritsar to understand the interrelationship between food and culture of Punjab in 2006.
Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Gauhati University from 29.07.2011 till present.
Internship with National Foundation for India and Seva Mandir, Rajasthan in Summer 2008.
Life Member of Indian Association for Women’s Studies (IAWS).
Member of PGCCS Department of Women’s Studies, Gauhati University in 2016.
Member of Syllabus Committee of Sociology at undergraduate level of Cotton College in 2016.
Member of Committee on Courses and Syllabus (CCS) of Department of Sociology, Gauhati University at Doctoral level.
Member of Committee on Courses and Syllabus (CCS) of Department of Sociology, Gauhati University at Post-Graduate level.
Member of Committee on Courses and Syllabus (CCS) of Department of Sociology, Gauhati University at Under-Graduate level .
Member of American Anthropological Association (AAA) from 2015-2016.
General Secretary, North Eastern Students House for Women, University of Delhi from 2008-2009.
Member of National Service Scheme (NSS) Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi from 2006-2007.
Member of National Sports Organization (NSO), Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi from 2006-2007.