Prof. Geeta Sinha

Assistant Professor

B.A. (Sambalpur University);

PGDRD (Xavier Institute of Social Service);

M.A. (IDS, University of Sussex)

Ph.D. candidate (Oxford Brookes University, Oxford)

Prof. Geeta Sinha is trained in International Development, Gender and Social Sciences. She received Doctoral Fellowship from the Oxford Brookes University, UK, where she is completing her PhD in Development Economics from the Oxford Brookes Business School. She received the International Ford Foundation Fellowship and obtained her M.A in Gender and Development from Institute of Development Studies (IDS), University of Sussex, UK. She holds Postgraduate Diploma in Rural Development with specialisation in Project Management from Xavier Institute of Social Service (XISS). Prior to joining the O.P. Jindal Global (Institution of Eminence Deemed To Be University), she worked with the Regent’s University London as Visiting Lecturer in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences. Besides these, she has extensive research and consultancy experience with the MART, PRAXIS, Development Alternatives, Aide et Action and NGOs like Jan Jagran Sansthan & JPMVK. She worked extensively in livelihoods and enterprise development, skills development, agribusiness, value chain development, women empowerment, poverty alleviation programs, and other research impact studies in different parts of India, Bangladesh and Nepal.

 

She is currently completing her PhD thesis on “mining led industrialisation and gender-based violence amongst indigenous communities in Odisha, India”. Her research unravels gendered impact of mining-led industrialisation on women and on indigenous communities through ecosocialist and feminist lenses. She reviews articles for international journals i.e. International Journal for Finance and Economics, Journal of Asian and African Studies, Journal of Global Entrepreneurship Research, Financial Innovation and World Journal of Entrepreneurship, Management and Sustainable Development. She published research papers in peer reviewed journals and edited books.

  • Saini, S.; Thapliyal, P.; Kilakkencherry, K.V.; Sharma, D.; Sinha, G. & Mehra, S. (2016), NTFPs Value Chain Development for Rural Communities of Madhya Pradesh, India – A Case Study of Chakoda (Cassia Tora L.), International Journal of Mapping Value and supply Chains, Vol.7 (3), pp. 19-30 .
  • Sinha, G. and Nayak, B.S (2013). Women and Food Insecurity in India: A Study on Democratic Institutional Responses and Interventions for Food Security, Canadian Social Science, Vol. 9 (5), pp.16-21.
  • Sinha, G. and Nayak, B.S (2009), The Practice of Patriarchal Democracy in Post-Colonial India: A Study on Women’s Reservation Bill for the Representation of Women in the Indian Parliament in Gender: Problems and Policies, edited by Dr. K. R. Gupta, New Delhi: Atlantic
  • Sinha, G. and Nayak, B.S (2009), The Troika of Environment, Livelihood and Women: Relationships and Interactions of Tribal Women in Orrisa in Global Environment: Problems and Policies, Vol. 5, edited by K.R. Gupta, New Delhi: Atlantic
  • Sinha, G. and Nayak, B.S (2008), “Sector Wide Approaches and Mainstreaming Gender in Education in Ghana: A Study of its Implementation and Effectiveness”, Journal of Asian and African Studies, Vol.43 (3), pp. 331-344.
  • British Association of South Asian Studies (BASAS)
  • World Association for Sustainable Development (WASD)