FACULTY

Core Faculty


 Dr. Nirupama Prakash
  Dr. Nirupama Prakash , Director

Description:
    Professor (Dr.) Nirupama Prakash is serving as Director, Amity Institute of Social Sciences, Amity University-Noida. She is a sociologist. Prior to joining Amity University she served as Professor of Sociology, Head, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences and Coordinator, Centre for Women Studies at Jaypee University of Information Technology, Waknaghat, Solan, Himachal Pradesh in India. Earlier she served BITS, Pilani as Chief, Women Studies and Societal Development Unit, Head, Department of Humanistic Studies and Coordinator, M.Phil program in Hospital and Health Systems Management. Prof. Prakash has taught at the Department of Sociology and Centre for International Health, George Washington University, Washington D.C., Department of Global Gender Studies, University at Buffalo, and at University of Maryland at College Park, USA. She has undertaken post-doctoral work in medical sociology at Hartshill Medical Institute, Stoke-On-Trent, U.K. She has been invited as a scholar, consultant, guest speaker and visiting faculty at many international forums. She has been teaching in the field of sociology, gender studies, health systems, conflict management and is an active researcher in social science. She is currently working on projects sponsored by national and international agencies. She has many research papers/chapters published in national and international journals/books.

 Dr. Nirupama Prakash
  Ms. Satinder Ragobur, Deputy Director

Description:
    0ver thirty five years of experience in academia and NGO activities. Provided leadership, innovated new training programs and developed manuals for distance/ self learning. Teaching and Research interests include Gender and Development; Reproductive Health and HIV AIDS. Child Well being and Family Policy; Social Safety nets and Poverty Alleviation. International Social Work Practice.

 Dr. Sukhwant S. Bindra   Dr. Sukhwant S. Bindra , Professor

Description:
    Prof Bindra served as a Professor & Head of the Political Science Dept. at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar till 30th June 2010, and was accorded the status of Professor of Emeritus by the U.G.C. New Delhi in January 2011.

    Prof. Bindra was Dean, Faculty of Arts & Social Science, G.N.D. University, Amritsar, is a mentor of various academic institutions. He was a Visiting Professor at the Johannes Guttenberg University Mainz Germany & Director of Chair of Indian Studies in the year 2008- 2009 .He has also delivered lectures at Indian Embassies, chaired sessions at National & International Seminars.

Mr. PRASHANT RAKESH CHAUHAN   Mr. Prashant Rakesh Chauhan , Assistant Professor (Grade II)

Description:
    He is a Law graduate with Masters Degree in Social Work from CSJM Kanpur University and has over 8 years experience in working with Corporate Sector and National NGOs on issues of Livelihood, Health, Entrepreneurship, Women development, Human Rights, E-Governance etc. He is also active member of International Association Social Workers (IASSW) and National Association of Professional Social Workers in India.


Dr. SHALINI SAXENA   Dr. Shalini Saxena , Assistant Professor (Grade I)

Description:
    She has done her PhD from Lucknow University in March 2010 and completed her M.Phil from Centre for International Politics, Organization & Disarmament, School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, in International Politics. She has done M.A. (Political Science) from Department of Political Science, Lucknow University. Earlier she was a Lecturer in Guru Gobind Singh College (Punjab University).Chandigarh


Ms. NANCY CHOPRA   Ms. Nancy Chopra , Assistant Professor (Grade I)

Description:
    She has pursued B.A (Hons) Sociology, from Delhi University and Masters in Sociology from School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. Has Qualified National Eligibility Test for Lectureship conducted by University Grant Commission. She has experience of teaching with other colleges and Voluntary Organisations as well.


Dr. Shraddha Sharma   Dr. Shraddha Sharma, Assistant Professor (Grade I):

Description:
    She has done her PhD & Masters in Social Work from Jiwaji University, Gwalior. She has also qualified UGC- NET in Social work & has around 7 years of teaching experience in Social Work. She has also worked as a Resource person for several NGOs & has worked on issues like Child abuse, Child labour, Child Counselling, Marital Counselling, Women Empowerment through self- help groups etc.


Ms Zeenat Ahmed   Ms Zeenat Ahmed, Academic cum Fieldwork Coordinator

Description:
    She has done M.A. (Education, Sociology) from CCS University, Meerut. She has done work with W.H.O. as an External Monitor and UNICEF as a Community Co-ordinator, in their various programmes