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Rituparna Choudhury

Designation: Assistant Professor

Email: rituparna.choudhury@kazirangauniversity.in

Academic Qualifications:

  • MA in Sociology (Tezpur University)
  • BA in Social Sciences (Tata Institute of Social Sciences)
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Experience:

  • 1 year in Teaching

Worked in:

  • Centre for Evaluation and Development, Germany as Field Research Assistant.
  • The 4th Wheel as Research Associate.
  • Centre for Open and Distance Learning, Tezpur University as Author, Self Learning Materials of M.A in Sociology Programme.
  • Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University, Guwahati as Content Writer, Self-Learning Materials for B.A in Sociology Programme.
  • Gauhati University, Guest Faculty, Department of Sociology.

Areas of Interest:

  • Sociological Theories
  • Sociology of Development
  • Film Studies
  • Communicative English
  • Research Methodology
  • Sociology of Northeast India
  • Sociology of Religion
  • Gender Studies
  • Digital Marketing
  • Sociology of Science
  • Performance Studies
  • Environmental Sociology
  • Migration Studies

Career Highlights & Awards:

  • Research Fellow, Zubaan-Sasakawa Peace Foundation Grant for Young Researchers 2018.
  • UGC-NET awardee (November 2017 and June 2019)
  • Gold Medalist in MA programme, Tezpur University (Batch of 2018)
  • Bronze Medalist in BASS programme, TISS Guwahati (Batch of 2016)

Publications:

  • Book chapter titled “Subjectivity and Objectivity”, Self-Learning Material, CODL, Tezpur University, edited by Dr. Amiya Kumar Das, Associate Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Tezpur University.
  • Book chapter titled “New Social Movements: Environmental Movements in India: Environmental Movements”, Self Learning Material, CODL, Tezpur University, edited by Dr. Rabin Deka, Professor and Head, Dept. of Sociology, Tezpur University.
  • Book chapter titled “Social Movements in India: Peasant Movement”, Self-Learning Material, CODL, Tezpur University, edited by Dr. Rabin Deka, Professor and Head, Dept. of Sociology, Tezpur University.
  • Book chapter titled “Development in Northeast India: North Eastern Council (NEC), The Ministry of Development of North Eastern Region (MDoNER), Look East Policy”, Self-Learning Material, KKHSOU, edited by Dr. Sabina Yasmin Saikia, Associate Professor, Gauhati University.
  • Book chapter on “Theories of Underdevelopment”, Self-Learning Material, KKHSOU, edited by Dr. Amiya Kumar Das, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Sociology, Tezpur University; Dr. Arup Kumar Nath, Assistant Professor, Dept. of EFL, Tezpur University.

Online Publications:

https://eclecticnortheast.in/2019/10/my-experience-of-sarengiya-kati-bihu/

Seminar Presentation and Participation:

  • Certificate of Participation for attending the Writing Methodology Workshop and undertaking an oral presentation in relation to the Zubaan-Sasakawa Peace Foundation Grant for Young Researchers 2018.
  • Certificate of Appreciation for participating in the One-Day Training Programme on Child Rights organised jointly by the Centre for Inclusive Development and the Department of Law on 23rd November, 2017, in partnership with UNICEF-Assam.
  • Certificate of Participation in Graduate Students’ Conference, IIT Delhi, 21st and 22nd April, 2017.
  • Certificate for Volunteering in the conference on ‘Rethinking Sociological Traditions in India’ hosted by the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University as part of 42nd All India Sociological Conference from 27th to 30th December, 2016.
  • Certificate of Participation in a Research Committee in the conference on ‘Rethinking Sociological Traditions in India’ hosted by the Department of Sociology, Tezpur University as part of 42nd All India Sociological Conference from 27th to 30th December, 2016.
  • Certificate of Participation in UGC SAP-DRS One Day Workshop on Archival Research and Literary Studies held on 14th November, 2016.