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Dr Smita Yadav

Post:School Tutor (Anthropology)
Other posts:Research Associate (School of Global Studies)
Location:ARTS C C232
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Smita Yadav is a social anthropologist with a trans disciplinary research interests and has acquired education in India, US, and the UK studying at University of Mumbai, George Mason University, Syracuse University, Environmental Science and Forestry at State University New York, London School of Economics and Political Science, and the University of Sussex.


Smita’s upcoming monograph:






  • PhD (2016), University of Sussex, UK.
  • Audited courses in Social Science Research Methods, University of Sussex.
  • MS Social Anthropology, London School of Economics and Political Science, UK.
  • MS Conflict Analysis and Resolution, George Masoon University, Virginia, US.
  • MA International Relations and Political Science , University of Mumbai
  • BSc, Physics. University of Mumbai (Second yr was an honor student)
  • Activities


    2016 European Association of Social Anthropologists Travel Award

    2016 Development Studies Association travel award

    2015 Travel award to attend conference in Washington DC organised by Comparative Education Society

    2014 Association for Social Anthropologists of U.K. and Commonwealth award for presenting at the conference

    2013 Sutasama Dissertation Writing Award, The Royal Anthropological Institute, UK

    2012-2015 Doctoral Travel Grant Award, University of Sussex


    2004 Graduate Research Assistant, George Mason University, US. Responsibilities included writing grants to United States International Development Agency (USAID)


    British Sociological Association

    Development Studies Association

    Association of Social Anthropologists