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Rajashree Saharia

Designation: Assistant Professor

Email: rajashree.saharia@kazirangauniversity.in

Academic Qualifications:

  • M.A from Department of Sociology, Tezpur University.­­
  • M.Phil from Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health, Jawaharlal Nehru University.

Research Interests:   Gender Studies, Sociology of environment, Studies on Marginalised groups, Sociology of North East.

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Experience:

  • Guest Faculty, Department of Sociology, Cotton University, Assam, 2016-2017.
  • Research Assistant, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2014-15.
  • Lecturer, Down Town College of Allied Health Sciences, Assam Down Town University, 2011.

Publications:

  • Co-authored a paper entitled, “Peri- urbanism in Globalising India: A study of Pollution, health and community awareness in Delhi/Gaziabad”, International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health, Vol.14, No.9, Aug 30, 2017.
Grants and Fellowships:
  • Indian Council Of Social Science Research (ICSSR) Short Term Doctoral Fellowship, 2018-19.
Conferences and Workshops:
  • Attended STEPS Centre Summer School 2015 on the theme, “Pathways to Sustainability” as a fully-funded scholar from 11th-22nd May 2015 conducted by Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University, United Kingdom.
  • Presented paper entitled, “Women in Allah Jaane land: A study of rights and entitlement to land and land-based resources among women living in Chowlkhowa char chapori”, in the XIV National Conference on Women’s Studies, from 4th to 7th February 2014 conducted by Indian Association of Women Studies.
  • Presented paper entitled, “A study of social and economic dimensions of health of women living in the Char chapori”,in International Conference on “Public Health Infrastructure in Transition: Challenges and A way forward from 18th to 20th February,2015 conducted by Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi and University of Minnesota, USA.
  • Co-authored a paper entitled, “Peri- urbanism in Globalising India: A study of Pollution, health and community awareness in Delhi/Gaziabad”, presented in MAGic2015- European Association of Social Anthropologists from 9th to 11th September 2015 conducted by Institute of Development Studies, Sussex University, United Kingdom.