Assistant Professor

Dr Ipsita Pradhan

School of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

Interests

  1. Gender Studies
  2. Changing Nature of Work
  3. Consumption Culture

Education

2010

Department of Sociology, Miranda House, University of Delhi,
India
BA (Hons)

2012

Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi,
India
MA

2020

Department of Sociology, School of Social Sciences, University of Hyderabad,
India
PhD

Experience

  • August 2021- December 2021- Research Assistant- Boston University under Project Director Prof. Nazli Kibria (Remote Work)
  • August 2019- May 2020- Assistant Professor (On Contract)- Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development, Sriperumbudur
  • June 2018-October 2018- Assistant Professor- Stella Maris College, Chennai

Research Interest

  • Gender and the changing nature of labour
  • Nature of Urban spaces
  • Gig Economy
  • Consumption practices

Awards & Fellowships

  • 2018- Feminist Theory Workshop Travel Award-DUKE UNIVERSITY, U.S.A
  • 2012-UGC-NET JRF
  • 2008 & 2009-M.N.Srinivas Memorial Prize-Miranda House, Delhi University
  • 2010-University Academic Prize-Delhi University
  • 2007-Merit Award-CHSE, Odisha
  • 2007-State level Rajiv Gandhi Chhatra Prativa Puraskar-Odisha Rajiv Gandhi Students' Forum

Publications

JOURNALS
  • Pradhan, Ipsita. ‘Production of Neoliberal Subjectivity(ies) on the Shop-floor: A Study of Women Shop-floor Employees in a Shopping Mall’ in Nandini Dhar & Peerzada Raouf Ahmed (eds.): Contemporary Gender Movements in India- Space, Conformity, Dissent and New Temporalities New Delhi: Bloomsbury, forthcoming
  • Women and the Changing Nature of Work in Hyderabad’s Hitec City’- Ipsita Pradhan, Anushyama Mukherjee and Aparna Rayaprol- Sociological Bulletin, forthcoming
  • Research Scholars’ Epistemological Predicament- Chakraborty, Mitaja, Das, Lalatendu Kesari, Pradhan, Ipsita et. al - Economic and Political Weekly, 54(23): 35-41(2019)
  • Presentation of Aesthetic Bodies and Emotional Labour: A Study of Women Employees in Organized Retail- Ipsita Pradhan- Asian Journal of Research in Social Sciences & Humanities, 7(5): 293-304 (2017)

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