Associate Professor, Mumbai campus
Areas of Academic Interest:
Social stratification in Urban and Rural Settings,
Poverty and social inequality with special reference to Dalits and Marginalized sections in Indian context
Urban Sanitation, Solid Waste Management with special reference to Manual Scavengers and Rag-pickers,
Social Exclusion: dignity and livelihood issues of Dalits and NTDNTs.
Assistant Professor, Mumbai campus
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Assistant Professor, Guwahati campus
Dr. Sharma is interested in interdisciplinary inquiry into human-environment/nature-culture relations, climate change, media, memory and heritage studies (with an emphasis on natural & mixed heritage landscapes), and gender relations. Broadly, her research interests are located within environmental and cultural studies, urban/political ecology, and where possible extending research to creative/pedagogical spaces.
During 2013-16, she has supervised following MPhil and MA Dissertations.
Shamin's main area of research is visuospatial thinking in science education.
For her doctoral thesis she designed a pedagogy to teach elementary astronomy and tried it with Grade 8 students in three schools from educationally disadvantaged background (a tribal ashram school, a rural school and an urban school). The pedagogy focused on using spatial tools such as concrete models, gestures and diagrams. The pedagogy also connected the formal science to ...
Professor, Mumbai campus
Global Health, Health Care Access and Utilization; Mental Health, Behavioral and Life Style Related Disorders; Health and Social Care Policy and Programs
Public Health Workforce Analysis and Development; Health Systems Research; Participatory Needs Assessments, Monitoring and Evaluation of Services;
Capacity Building, Soft Skill Training and Training Technology; Curriculum Development in Public Health and Health Management in Developing Countries
Complementary and Alternative Health Approaches. Holistic Health Counselling, Spirituality, Health and Yoga.
My research interests include: gender and the politics of space, the middle classes, sexuality and the body, feminist politics among young women, reproductive subjectivities, feminist parenting, and pedagogic practices.
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