Ravinder Kaur | Humanities & Social Sciences

Ravinder Kaur

Ravinder Kaur

Contact Information

Ravinder Kaur
Professor, Sociology and Social Anthropology
Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas, New Delhi, 110016
Office: Room No. MS 615C
Phone 91-11-26591369
email id: rkaur@hss.iitd.ac.in

Research Areas

Sociology of Kinship, Marriage and Family, Urban Social Anthropology, Migration Studies, Gender Studies, Demographic Anthropology, Sociology of India, Social Change

Academic Background

BA Sociology, Miranda House College, University of Delhi
MA Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi
PhD Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi
Fellowships with SSRC, New York and ISS, The Hague

Employment History

Taught at the Delhi School of Economics and New York University prior to joining IIT Delhi in 1996.
Worked as a consultant for various international organisations such as the World Bank, UNDP andUNFPA.
Worked on projects funded by ActionAid, IDRC and SIDA

Teaching Areas

Sociological Theory (Classical and Contemporary), Sociology of Gender, Sociology of Development, Urban Social Systems, The City, Gender, Technology and Society, Indian Sociology, Kinship, Family and Marriage studies