B.Tech (NIT, Hamirpur);
FPM (IIM Calcutta)
Dr. Divya Sharma is a Fellow of the Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, and is working as Assistant Professor, IT & Decision Sciences at Jindal Global Business School. She is the recipient of the Satish K Sehgal Doctoral Student Award (2018) for excellence in scholarship and organizational citizenship at IIM Calcutta. After completing her doctoral studies in the area of Management Information Systems, she started her academic journey at the Indian Institute of Management Rohtak, where she worked for more than two years.
Prior to her doctoral studies, she has also worked for four years with public, as well as, private organizations. She served in the capacity of Scientific Officer at the National Informatics Centre (Govt. of India) where she was responsible for various technology and policy aspects of her project. She also worked as Computer Scientist in Belzabar Software Design India Pvt. Ltd. She holds a Bachelor of Technology degree from National Institute of Technology Hamirpur.
She has developed and offered post-graduate courses on Digital Innovation and Transformation, Data Science, System Dynamics, and Digital Business Models. She has also taught doctoral courses on Foundational Theories in Information Systems and Computational Techniques for Theory Building.
Her research explores the sociomaterial underpinnings of everyday life, especially from the perspectives of algorithmic governance, digital inclusion, and regulation. She primarily draws theoretical inspiration from Science and Technology Studies and uses qualitative research methods for enquiry. She is also adept at using computational approaches for analysis.