Faculty (Prof.) Department Research Area
Abhijit Banerji Humanities and Social Sciences Applied Micro and IO, Agricultural Economics, and Experimental and Behavioural economics.
Angelie Multani Humanities and Social Sciences Politics of Production of English Language Theatre in India, Extensive Work on Mahesh Dattani, One of India’s Foremost Contemporary Playwrights, Published on Indian English Theatre and Fiction.
Ankush Agrawal Humanities and Social Sciences Applied Econometrics and Development Economics.
Arjun Ghosh Humanities and Social Sciences Digital Humanities, Performance Studies, Technology in Society.
Arudra Burra Humanities and Social Sciences Moral and Political Philosophy, Philosophy of Law, Legal History.
Ashwini Vaidya Humanities and Social Sciences Computational Linguistics.
Bharati Puri Humanities and Social Sciences Philosophy of Culture and History, Moral and Political Philosophy, Contemporary Thought and Intellectual History, Deep Ecology, Buddhism/and Politics, Exile and Travel, Religion/and Politics, Religion in East Asia, Peace Studies, Tibet/ Tibetan Literature and Politics, Ethnicities and Margins, Culture Religion and Politics in Ladakh, Children and Literature.
Deepak Alok Humanities and Social Sciences Generative Syntax and its interfaces with Semantics and Pragmatics, Natural language processing, Speaker and addressee in the grammar of natural language, Honorification, allocutivity.
Debasis Mondal Humanities and Social Sciences Macroeconomics, International Economics and Public Economics.
DICKENS LEONARD Humanities and Social Sciences Anti-caste Thought and Community; Cinema and Culture; Literature and Modernity; Translation and Dalit Studies.
Divya Dwivedi Humanities and Social Sciences Philosophy of Literature, Aesthetics,Philosophy of Psychoanalysis, Narratology, Literary Theory and Criticism, Formal inquiry into fictionality, Political Thought of Gandhi, Political Cartoons and Novels of O V Vijayan.
Don Dcruz Humanities and Social Sciences Epistemology, Philosophy of Science, Cognition and Artificial Intelligence, Metaphysics, Ethics.
Farhana Ibrahim Humanities and Social Sciences Ethnographies of the State and Violence, Anthropology of Security, Policing, Civil-military relations, Ethnography of war, Migration and Displacement, Ethnography of Disasters, Borders and Nation, History and Anthropology, Ethnography of the Neighbourhood, Religion, Citizenship.
Ishan Anand Humanities and Social Sciences Inequality, agriculture, political economy, development.
Jayan Jose Thomas Humanities and Social Sciences Various Issues Related to Development, Mainly Labour, Industrialization and the Macroeconomy.
Kamlesh Singh Humanities and Social Sciences Positive Psychology &its Applications, Environmental Psychology, Psychometrics, Community Psychology, Mental Health of Rural Women and Adolescents.
Madhulika Sonkar Humanities and Social Sciences Sociology of Education, Gender studies, Urban anthropology, Ethnographic methods, Sociology of News.
Mahuya Bandyopadhyay Humanities and Social Sciences Sociology of Organisations and Work, Prison Studies, Ethnography of the State, Gender and Masculinities, Urban neighbourhoods, Violence and the Carceral Complex, Ethnographic Methods.
Milind Wakankar Humanities and Social Sciences Aristotle, Plato, Plotinus, Hegel, Kant, Fichte, Schelling, Nietzsche, Heidegger, Benjamin, Derrida, Foucault, Deleuze, Simondon, Whitehead; Ramchandra Shukla, Hazari Prasad Dwivedi; Sufi and Bhakti Corpus (Jayasi, Tulsi, Sur, Kabir, Dnyaneswara, Tukaram, Eknath); the Marathi anti-Brahmin tradition from Phule to Patil.
Naveen Thayyil Humanities and Social Sciences Law, Techno-Science and Democratisation: Regulatory issues in new and Radical Technologies, Democratisation of Regulation of Technology, Risk Regulation, Use of Ethics in Technology Regulation, Development of Technologies and Public Contestations, and Public Participation in Regulation, Environmental Law and Policy: International and Comparative Law, European Environmental Law, Biodiversity Conservation, Traditional Knowledge Systems, Forest Governance, Human Rights Jurisprudence: Economic, Social and Cultural Rights, Law and Development, Indigenous Peoples Rights, Public Interest Litigation and Judicial Activism, Intersection of WTO Law with Protection of Health and Environment, Legal and Democratic Theory: Citizenship, Sovereignty, Public Sphere, Epistemic Issues in the Governance of Technology, Reason and Resistance.
Paroma Sanyal Humanities and Social Sciences Linguistics
Pritha Chandra Humanities and Social Sciences Syntactic Theory, Linguistic Typology, Biolinguistics & Language and Politics.
Purnima Singh Humanities and Social Sciences Group Processes, Justice, Identity, and Intergroup Relations in Organizational and Social Contexts.
Ravinder Kaur Humanities and Social Sciences Sociology of Kinship, Marriage and Family, Urban Social Anthropology, Migration Studies, Gender Studies, Demographic Anthropology, Sociology of India, Social Change.
Reetika Khera Humanities and Social Sciences Food Security, Health and Nutrition, Education and Caste.
Richa Kumar Humanities and Social Sciences Sociology of Agriculture, Sociology of Food and Nutrition, Science and Technology Studies, Rural and Agrarian Policy.
Rohit Kumar Humanities and Social Sciences Econometrics, Empirical IO, Machine learning.
Sahiinii Lemaina Veikho Humanities and Social Sciences Trans-Himalayan Languages, Phonetics, Historical Linguistics, Technology for Language Documentation.
Samar Husain Humanities and Social Sciences Human Sentence Processing, Natural Language Parsing, Natural Language Modeling and Dependency Grammar.
Sanil V Humanities and Social Sciences Philosophy
Saptarshi Mukherjee Humanities and Social Sciences Mechanism Design, Social Choice, Game Theory, Bounded Rationality Theory.
Sarbeswar Sahoo Humanities and Social Sciences Post-Colonial State, Civil Society and Democratisation, Sociology of Religion, Poverty, and Neo-Liberal Globalisation.
Simona Sawhney Humanities and Social Sciences Learning and Thinking at the Intersections of Political and Psychoanalytic Theory.
Sisir Debnath Humanities and Social Sciences Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Health Economics
Sourabh B. Paul Humanities and Social Sciences Trade and Development, Applied Econometrics, Labour Economics, Health and Nutrition.
Stuti Khanna Humanities and Social Sciences Cities, Modernism, Post-Colonialism, South Asia, the Novel, Gender, Translation, Cinema.
Sumitash Jana Humanities and Social Sciences His research broadly focuses on understanding the brain mechanism that mediate self-control. Self-control is our ability to focus on our tasks and goals despite environmental interruptions (e.g., choosing to keep reading despite notifications on your phone) but also flexibly change our goals when the need arises (e.g. choosing to pick up the phone when there is an important call).
Sumitava Mukherjee Humanities and Social Sciences Cognitive Aspects of Numbers/Magnitudes with Implications for Descriptive Theories in Decision Making and Applications in Information Design or Cognition-Technology Interaction.
Tsering Nurboo Humanities and Social Sciences Classical Buddhist Philosophy, Contemporary Buddhist Philosophy, Debates in Indian Philosophy, East-West Philosophical Dialogue.
Varsha Singh Humanities and Social Sciences Specific: Cognition, Affect, and Decision Making, Episodic Memory, Anxiety Disorder Broad: Brain-Behavior, Mind-Body Problems.
Vibha Arora Humanities and Social Sciences Development, Political Sociology, Democracy and Governance, New Media, and Digital Culture, Sociology of Marginalized Groups, Sociology of Religion [Indigenous Religion, Hinduism and Buddhism], Environmental Sociology [Social Forestry; Sociology of Sacred Groves and Sacred Landscapes of the Himalayas; Hydropower Projects and Environmental Movements; Cultural Ecology; Indigenous Knowledge], Visual Methods of Social Research, Photography and Visual Anthropology.
Yashpal Jogdand Humanities and Social Sciences Self and Identity, Intergroup Conflict, Humiliation, Ostracism, Social Exclusion and Rejection in Intergroup and Interpersonal Relations, Stereotypes and Prejudice, Leadership and Mobilisation, Psychology of Oppression.