B.A. (University of Delhi.);
M.A. ; M.Phil (Jawaharlal Nehru University);
D.Phil. (University of Oxford)
Dr. Ankita Pandey is a political scientist. Her research focusses on citizenship in practice, civil society activism, social movements, and legal mobilisation. In addition to her core training in political science, she draws from the disciplines of history and anthropology to explore the deepening of democracy in India since the 1960s. She received her PhD from the University of Oxford where she was a Commonwealth Scholar.
She has taught at Lady Shri Ram College for Women, and at Indraprastha College for Women, University of Delhi. She was also a Guest Lecturer at the School of Global and Area Studies, University of Oxford.
She is currently working on a book manuscript that examines the practices of civil rights groups in India as a distinct form of collective action.