B.A. (Sambalpur University);
PGDRD (Xavier Institute of Social Service);
M.A. (University of Sussex);
Ph.D. (Oxford Brookes University)
Dr. 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.