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. Veenus Jain,  Professor   Dr. Veenus Jain, Professor

Description:
    Prof. Veenus Jain is a PhD in History with interdisciplinary cross cultural management in International Business orientation. She has done B.Ed, Masters in Ancient Indian History (Gold Medal), Masters in Medieval Indian History, LLB, M.Phil in History (Gold Medal)and doctorate on ?System of Devadasis In India? She joined Amity International Business School as Jr. Vice President and established the department of History in Amity Institute of Social Sciences. She has about 20 years of experience and expertise in interdisciplinary Social Science, Cross Cultural Management, Indian Culture and Heritage.

Dr.P.Madhu   Dr.P.Madhu

Description:
    Dr P Madhu is a Ph.D in Social Work, with interdisciplinary social science orientation. He did his Masters in Social Work from Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. He also did masters in English Literature from the University of Calicut, Kerala. He served as an Associate fellow at Inter University Centre for Social Science Research and Extension, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. Also he served as Associate Professor at Kerala Institute of Local Administration, Thrissur, Kerala in his previous endeavors. He has about 20 years of experience and expertise in the area of Social Science and Social Work. Interdisciplinary Social Science, Social Work, Ethics, Environmental Conservation and Philosophy of Social Science and Social Research methods are his favorite areas within Social Science disciplines.

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.Shruti Singh   Dr.Shruti Singh

Description:
    She has recently completed Post Doctoral research work in Sociology from JNU on ?Print Media and Development: A Case Study of Prabhat Khabar?. She has also completed her PhD in the area of Sociology from JNU. Her area of specialization is Sociology of Development, Media and Communications. She has more than a decade of teaching and research experience.


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


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. 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.


Ms. Bhwana Sharma   Ms. Bhwana Sharma

Description:
    Ms. Bhawna Sharma is pursuing her PhD from JNU, New Delhi and completed her M.Phil from School of International Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi in 2011.

    She has Qualified National Eligibility Test for Lectureship conducted by University Grant Commission in 2007.

    She has done M.A. (Political Science) from Department of Political Science, Meerut University. Earlier she taught in Indian Military Academy, Dehradun and Zakir Hussain College, Delhi University and Jawaharlal Nehru University.

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