SUBJECTS CURRENTLY TEACHING
|Gender and Society|
|Media, Society and Representation|
|Identity and Society|
|Degree||Specialisation||Institute||Year of passing|
|PhD||Women's Studies||Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai||2017|
|MPhil||Cultural Studies||English and Foreign Languages University, Hyderabad||2011|
|MA||English and Comparative Literature||Pondicherry University, Pondicherry||2009|
|Institution / Organisation||Designation||Role||Tenure|
|Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai||Research Assistant||Urban Aspirations in Global Cities, an international collaborative project of Max Planck Institute (MPI), Göttingen, Germany, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, and Partners for Urban Knowledge Action and Research (PUKAR), Mumbai.||October 2013- January 2014|
|School of Education, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai||Research Assistant||Compiling of Field Attachments Reader- Second Phase of MAEE Grant by SRTT||Oct 2012 - Sept 2013|
|School of Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai.||Copy Editor||SubVersions: A Journal of Emerging Research in Media and Cultural Studies (ISSN-2347-426). Volume 1, Issue 1; Volume 1, Issue 2; Volume 3 Issue 1; Volume 3, Issue 2.||December 2013- 2018|
AREAS OF INTEREST, EXPERTISE AND RESEARCH
Area of Interest
Gender and Sexuality, Masculinity Studies, Education, Singles Studies.
Professional Affiliations & Contributions
Media Interviews/Public Engagement
DelFattore, Joan. “Singles say they’re better prepared to self-quarantine, but many fear getting shortchanged in medical treatment” The Washington Post. April 11, 2020. Accessed at: https://www.washingtonpost.com/health/singles-say-theyre-better-prepared-to-self-quarantine-but-many-fear-getting-shortchanged-in-medical-treatment/2020/04/10/0f0b972c-7368-11ea-87da-77a8136c1a6d_story.html
Mohan, Shriya. “Table for one, please” The Hindu Business Line. March 13, 2020. Accessed at: https://www.thehindubusinessline.com/blink/know/table-for-one-please/article31050738.ece#
'Nothing Much Happened’: Rethinking Heterosexual Middle Class Adolescent Boys’ Romance in Mumbai
in Sexuality, Abjection and Queer Existence in Contemporary India.” Edited by Pushpesh Kumar, Routledge
May 13, 2020.
The New York Times. Accessed at: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/05/13/style/coronavirus-modern-love-living-alone.html?smid=tw-share&fbclid=IwAR37ey1B6Ti2_4nV1QhNB5FpLRwNA9cFpQzebDbQHxJ3_c31b-12JDhyhbw
Integrating Concerns of Gender, Sexuality and Marital Status in the Medical Curriculum
Indian Journal of Medical Ethics. 5(2): 92- 4. DOI:10.20529/IJME.2020.039.
Learning about Sex in Mumbai: Rethinking the ‘Knowledge Gap’ Debate in Sexuality Education
In: Hi(stories) of Desire: Sexualities and Culture in Modern India. Edited by Rajeev Kumaramkandath and Sanjay Srivastava. Cambridge University Press.
Kolam and the Making of Tamil Femininity
Sahapedia. July 2018. Accessed at: https://www.sahapedia.org/kolam-and-the-making-of-tamil-femininity
Sexuality in School: The Limits of Education
Gender and Education 28 (5): 700-703.
Pleasure, Bodies and Risk: Women's Viewership of Pornography in Urban India
Porn Studies 3 (4): 443-452.
Broader Vision of Sexuality: Book Review of It’s Normal by Dr Mahindra Watsa
Daily News Analysis. Mumbai. Accessed at: http://www.dnaindia.com/analysis/column-broader-vision-of-sexuality-book-review-of-ask-the-sexpert-columnist-dr-mahinder-watsa-2157290
Child Sexual Abuse in School Spaces: Understanding Structural Issues
Teacher Plus. March 02, 2015. Accessed at: http://www.teacherplus.org/cover-story/understanding-structural-issues
Sexuality Education: Why We Need It
Teacher Plus. February 2013, Hyderabad.