PhD ( Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
Minakshi Buragohain is Assistant Professor at Centre for Undergraduate Studies (CUGS), Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Guwahati Campus since December, 2019.
Dr. Buragohain has done her Masters, M.Phil and PhD from Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Her PhD thesis was titled “Democratization in South Asia: A study of Political Leadership and Party Structures since the 1970s”.
Prior to joining TISS, she taught at different colleges of University of Delhi. She has been writing, speaking at various national and international conferences and actively engaging with issues in Indian politics and gender. She has also served as Women Development Cell Advisor while teaching in Delhi University.
Democratization; Indian Politics; South-Asia; Gender and Politics.
1. "Women and Nation-Building: A Perspective from North-East India" in Compendium on Women and Development in Northeast India edited by Rajkumar Giridhari Singh, 2020,ISBN (978-81-941839-3-8) DM Publishers and Distributors, New Delhi, p 66.
2. “On NRC, Are we listening?” in Indian Express- Editorial, on October 4, 2019 (page 14).
3. “Rokeya Sakhawat Hossain” in Modern South-Asian Thinkers by Sanjeev Kumar H.M and Dev Pathak, 2018, ISBN (9789352806775), Sage Publishing, p 304.
4. “Affirmative Action in India: Interplay of Caste, Class and Gender” in Political Process in India by Sanjeev and Pathak, 2016, ISBN (978-9383848-188), Pinnacle Learning, p 160.
5. “The ‘State of Exceptions’ in Laws: Sexual Violence against Women in India” Proceedings of International Conference on Knowledge and Politics, Gender and Women’s Studies, organized by Gender and Women Studies, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey, 2015.
6. “Dynasty Politics as Manifestation of Weakness in Party Structures: ‘Delayed Succession’ of Indira Gandhi (1964-1977)” in The International Journal of Humanities and Social Studies, May 2014, Volume 2, Issue 5.
Completed a project titled “What Citizenship means in a ‘periphery’ of a periphery: Women’s Narratives” supported by The Zubaan-Sasakawa Peace foundation Grants for Young Researchers from the North-East 2020-21.