, Deputy Director , Hyderabad Campus
B.A. in English Literature, History & Politics (Andhra University), M.A. in Psychology (Andhra University), Ph.D. in Psychology (Andhra University)
Her research concerns are located in the interface of psychology and feminism and include
mental health of women;
the psychological dynamics of women’s political activism;
Select Monographs and Working Papers
(2020). Mental health and development: Modelling community mental health program to influence national policy [Evaluation Report]. Pune: Bapu Trust for Research on Mind and Discourse [First author].
(2018). Velugu/Indira Kranthi Patham – Society for Elimination of Rural Poverty: A Model Documentation Report on Addressing Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) in India. New Delhi: International Center for Research on Women [First author] DOI:10.13140/RG.2.2.29681
Select Chapters in edited volumes
(2019). Wanted a new conceptual framework for doing psychology in India: Is a public psychology possible? In G. Misra (Ed.), Explorations into Psyche and Psychology: Some Emerging Perspectives, ICSSR Research Surveys and Explorations, Psychology: Vol.5,. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. ISBN-13:9780199498833.
(2018). Suicide in India: Mapping of the determinants, trends and prevention. In G. Misra (Ed.) Themes in Contemporary Mental Health Research, ICSSR Research Surveys and Explorations: Psychology, Vol. 4. New Delhi: Oxford University Press. [co-author with L. Vijaykumar]
Select articles in National and International Journals
(2019). Social Action Committees: Community intervention to reduce gender-based violence. Indian Journal of Gender Studies, 26, 3, 263-287. DOI: 10:1177/0971521519861160. [first author].
(2013). Book review of Violence and abuse issues: Cross-cultural perspectives for health and social services, by Lee Ann Hoff, New York: Routledge, 2010 in Culture, Health and Sexuality, February.
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