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Lal Veer Aditya
Discipline:           English
Research Area:   Indian English literature (IEL)
Year of Joining:   2012
Supervisor:         Prof. Pashupati Jha
Thesis Topic:      Paradigm of Power Politics and Language  in the Novels                               of  Arundhati Roy and Aravind Adiga
Email ID:            adityaluv.du@gmail.com  & aiitrdhs@iitr.ac.in

 

Aayushi Verma
Discipline:            Fine Arts
Research Area:   Handicraft
Year of Joining:   July 2013
Supervisor:          Prof. Ila Gupta
Thesis Topic:       Comprehensive Analysis of Saharanpur Woodcraft in                                    Modern Perspective                         
Email ID:            ayushi03verma@gmail.com 

 

Jyoti Saini
Discipline:               Fine Arts (Painting)
Research Area:      Visual arts (History of Arts)
Year of Joining:      July, 2013
Supervisor(s):        Prof. Ila Gupta
Thesis Topic :       'Critical Analysis of Indian Themes in the Paintings of                                    Foreign Artists Residing in India'
Email:                    jyotisaini004@gmail.com

Mani Nandini Sharma 
Discipline:              Fine Arts
Research Area:     Painting
Year of Joining:     July 2013
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Ila Gupta
Thesis Topic :       'A Critical Analysis Of Paintings From Cezanne's Late                                    Oeuvre'
Email:                    nandinimani.nandini2075@gmail.com

 

Bhawna 
Discipline:            Linguistics
Research Area:    Language and Literature
Year of Joining:    July 2014
Supervisor:          Prof. Pashupati Jha
Thesis  Topic:      Analysis of the Creative Use of Native Expressions in                                    Select Indian English Novels
Email ID:             bhawna.triveni@gmail.com

Khyati Kapil
Discipline:             Psychology 
Research Area:    Organizational Behaviour
Year of Joining:    July 2014
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Renu Rastogi
Email:                   khyat.dhs2014@iitr.ac.in, khyatikapil83@gmail.com

 

Yogisha
Discipline:  English Literature
Research Area: Dalit Female Narratives
Year of Joining: July 2014
Supervisor(s): Prof. Nagendra Kumar
Thesis Topic : Mapping the Dalit Female Standpoint: A Reading of the Select Dalit Female Narratives
Email: Yogisha12@rediffmail.com

 

Sunita Tiwari
Discipline:         Psychology
Research Area:   Positive Psychology
Year of Joining:  July 2014
Supervisor:         Prof. Pooja Garg & Prof. Renu Rastogi
Thesis Topic:  " Personality as a predictor of Self-determination and                                      Mindfulness"
Email:               sunitadsvv@gmail.com

 

Krishna Kumar Pandey
Discipline:             Linguistics
Research Area:    Psycholinguistics, Child Language Acquisition
Year of Joining:    December 2014
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Smita Jha
Thesis Topic :       Orthographic Errors of Bilingual Dyslexic                                                       Children in Hindi and English
Email:                    krishnapandeybuxar@gmail.com
Prateeksha Maurya
Discipline:             Economics
Research Area:    Gender and Finance
Year of Joining:     December 2014
Supervisor:           Prof. Pratap C. Mohanty
Thesis topic:         Dynamics of financial access and gender disparity in                                     unorganized enterprises in Uttarakhand
Email:                   pmaurya1@hs.iitr.ac.in 
Anju Goswami
Discipline:               Financial Economics
Research Area:       Banking
Year of Joining:       Jan 2015
Supervisor(s):          Prof. Rachita Gulati
Thesis Topic :          Assessing the performance of Indian banks in the                                          presence of undesirable output
Email:                      anju.iit15@gmail.com
Swati Sharma
Discipline:            Sociology
Research Area:    Lifestyle Diseases and Women (Medical Sociology)
Year of Joining:     March 2015
Supervisor(s):       Prof. A. J. Mishra
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                    swati.dhs2015@iitr.ac.in
Asif Khan
Discipline:              Economics 
Research Area:     Efficiency and Productivity, Microfinance
Year of Joining:      2015
Supervisor(s):        Prof. Rachita Gulati
Thesis Topic:         Financial and Social Efficiency of Microfinance                                              Institutions of India
Email:                    khanasifdu786@gmail.com
Parul Rani
Discipline:              English Literature
Year of Joining:     July 2015
Supervisor:            Prof. Nagendra Kumar
Thesis Topic:         Ethnocentrism to Ecocentrism: A Reevaluation of the                                    Select Writings of Jim Corbett
Email:                    parulnet.e@gmail.com
  Pushpendra Singh
Sanjeev Kumar
Discipline:             Economics
Research Area:     Macroeconomics Issues, Industrial Growth and                                              Development, Labour Market Dynamics, Economic                                      growth and Structural Changes. 
Year of Joining:     2015
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Falguni Pattanaik 
Thesis Topic :        Employment intensity of organised manufacturing                                          sector  in India:Trends and determinants 
Email:                    vashishtsanjeev147@gmail.com 
Sudesh Kumar
Discipline:            sociology
Research Area:   social change and development
Year of joining:     July 2015
Supervisor:          Prof. A.J.Mishra
Thesis Topic :      Forced displacement and resettlement: A Study of two                                  dam project in Jammu and Kashmir
Email:                  aryansudesh@yshoo.com
Vikrant Panwar
Discipline:              Economics(financial)
Research Area:     Natural Disasters, Disaster Risk Financing and                                               Management 
Year of Joining:      2015
Supervisor(s):        Prof. Subir Sen
Thesis Topic :         Mitigation of Economic Damages due to Natural                                           Disasters: A Study of Risk Financing in India
Email:                     vpphd.dhs2015@iitr.ac.in
Elham Fatma
Discipline:           English Literature
Research Area:  South Asian Fiction, Gender Studies,Trauma Theory &                                  Trauma Literature
Year of Joining:    December 2015
Supervisor(s):     Prof. Rashmi Gaur
Thesis Topic:      Trauma &  Contemporary Kashmiri literature
Email:                 elhamfatma@hotmail.com
Ankit Nagar
Discipline: Economics
Research Area:   Rural Development 
Year of Joining:   December 2015
Supervisor(s):     Prof. D.K Nauriyal & Prof. S.P Singh
Thesis Topic:     “Agricultural Extension Services and their impact on                                       Agricultural Productivity in Western U.P”
Email:                 ankitrajnagar@gmail.com
  Bikas Karmakar

Deepshikha Paliwal 
Discipline:            Psychology 
Research Area:   Decision Making 
Year of Joining:   December 2015
Supervisor:          Prof. Ram Manohar Singh 
Thesis Topic:        " Role of Epistemological Beliefs and Cognitive Closure                              in Decision Making" 
Email:                  dpaliwal@hs.iitr.ac.in 

 

 

Elisa Mohanty
Discipline:             Sociology
Research Area:    Information and Communication Technologies for                                         Development (ICT4D)
Year of Joining:    December 2015
Supervisor:           Prof. Anindya Jayanta Mishra
Thesis Topic:        The Effect of ICT Use on Empowerment: A Study of                                     Female Microentrepreneurs in Odisha
Email:                   elisa.dhs2015@iitr.ac.in
Hiranmayakaparthi R.
Discipline:              Psychology
Research Area:      Organisational Behavior
Year of Joining:      Dec 2015
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Renu Rastogi
Thesis Topic :       Employee Workplace Deviance Behavior.
Email:                   hiran.ramadugu@gmail.com
Nawazuddin Ahmed
Discipline:            Economics
Research Area:   Labour Market
Year of Joining:   Dec 2015
Supervisor:         Prof D.K. Nauriyal Co-Supervisor: Prof. Pratap C.                                          Mohanty
Thesis Topic:      "Dynamics of Occupational Structure of Muslims in India:                              A special reference to  Western UP
Email:                 nawazuddin.hassan@gmail.com,                                                                   nawaz.dhs2016@iitr.ac.in       
Divyanshu Kumar Dixit
Discipline:            Geography
Research Area:    Urban Studies
Year of Joining:    2016
Supervisor:           Prof. S.P. Singh
Thesis Topic:       Peri-Urbanisation, Land-Use and Livelihood Dynamics                                                       in Urban Fringe of Agra and Varanasi Cities
Email :                  ddixit1@hs.iitr.ac.in, divyanshu.k.dixit13@gmail.com
  Dinesh Kumar
Ivy Roy Sarkar
Discipline:           English
Research Area:  North East Indian Literature
Year of Joining:   2016
Supervisor:         Prof. Rashmi Gaur   
  Madhur Bhatia
Discipline:           Economics 
Research area:   Financial Economics 
Year of joining:    2016
Thesis topic:       Corporate Governance, Executive Compensation   and                                  Performance of Indian Banks
Email:                 madhureco247@gmail.com
Nitin Bisht
Discipline:            Economics
Research Area:   Youth Labour Market Dynamics
Year of Joining:   2016
Supervisor(s):     Prof. Falguni Pattanaik
Thesis Topic:      Youth (Un)Employment in India: Issues, Trends and                                      Challenges
Email:                  bisht.nitin4@gmail.com; nbisht@hs.iitr.ac.in
J. Vineesh Prakash
Discipline:              Economics
Research Area:      Industrial Economics
Year of Joining:      2015-16
Supervisor(s):        Prof. D.K. Nauriyal
Thesis Topic:          Exports, R & D Determinants and Profitability in Indian                                 Automotive Industry   
Email:                     jvineeshcup@gmail.com
Akshi Bajaj 
Discipline:             Economics
Research Area:    Groundwater Management
Year of Joining:     Dec 2017
Supervisor(s):       Prof. S.P Singh and Prof. Deeptimayee Nayak
Email:                   aksh253@gmail.com
  Kannupriya 
Mrunali Damania
Discipline:            Psychology
Research Area:   Social Psychology
Year of Joining:   December 2016
Supervisor(s):     Prof. Ram Manohar Singh
Thesis Topic :     Rape Myth Acceptance, Justice Sensitivity, and Need for                            Cognition
Email:                mrunali.damania@gmail.com
Nirmal Singh
Discipline:              Economics
Research Area:     Money banking and and financial markets
Year of Joining:     Dec 2016
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Rachita Gulati
Thesis Topic :       "Institutional quality market structure and bank stability                                  in  Indian subcontinent region"
Email:                   rana.dhs2017@iitr.ac.in
Riyaz Alam
Discipline:             Economics
Research Area:     Economics Of Ecotourism
Year of Joining:     2016
Supervisor(s):        Prof. Diptimayee Nayak 
Thesis Topic :        Ecotourism In Protected Areas
Email:                    riyazeco@gmail.com,riyaz.dhs2017@iitr.ac.in
Sahil Bhatia
Discipline:              Economics
Research Area:     Agricultural Economics and Water Use Efficiency
Year of Joining:     December 2016
Supervisor(s):       Prof. S.P Singh
Thesis Topic :       Groundwater Productivity & Efficiency in Punjab                                           Agriculture: Irrigation Advancements, Pricing, and                                        Governance
Email:                 sahilbhatia927@gmail.com
Sudipta Ghosh
Discipline:              English
Research Area:     Postcolonial Approach
Year of Joining:     2016 
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Rashmi Gaur
Thesis Topic:        Mimicry & Displacement and South Asian Literature
Email:                  sudipta098ghosh@gmail.com
Ritesh Kumar
Discipline:           Psychology
Research Area:  Interpersonal self and relationships
Year of Joining:   Jan 2017
Supervisor:         Prof. Ram Manohar Singh
Thesis:                Self and close relationships
Email:                 riteshkumar.dhs2017@iitr.ac.in
Anirudh Shastri Shidganesh 
Discipline:                 Psychology
Research Area:        Military Psychology, Transition
Year of Joining:        07 July 2017
Supervisor(s):          Prof. Ram Manohar Singh
Thesis Topic :
Email:                      sshastri@hs.iitr.ac.in
Deepabali Bhattacharjee
Discipline: Economics
Research Area: Health Economics
Year of Joining: 2017
Supervisor: Prof. P.C.Mohanty
Email: deepabalibhattacharjee@gmail.com
Devashish Mishra
Discipline:               English
Research Area:      Indian Writings In English
Year of Joining:      July 2017 
Supervisor(s):        Prof. Binod Mishra
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                    devashish.mishr@gmail.com
Kushbu Kumari
Discipline:               Linguistics
Research Area:      Critical Discourse Analysis
Year of Joining:      2017
Supervisor(s):        Prof. Smita Jha
Thesis Topic :   
Email:                     khushaboobhu@gmail.com
Manzoor Ahmad
Discipline:                Economics
Research Area:       Population and Development
Year of Joining:       July 2017
Supervisor (s):        Prof. S.P.Singh & Prof. Falguni Pattnaik
Thesis Topic:          
Email:                     manzirkashmiri@gmail.com
Samar Tyagi
Discipline:                Economics
Research Area:       Economics of Climate Change 
Year of Joining:       2017
Supervisor(s):         Prof. Subir Sen
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                      styagi@hs.iitr.ac.in, samartyagi9@gmail.com
Shabnam Rathee 
Discipline:                English
Research area:        Queer Studies, Film and Media Studies
Year of joining:        July 2017
Supervisor:             Prof. Rashmi Gaur
Thesis Topic: 
Email:                      srathee1510@gmail.com
Shruti Sauvam 
Discipline:                 Economics
Research area:         Developmental Economics
Year of joining:          2017
Supervisor:                Prof. Pratap C. Mohanty
Email:                       shruti.shuvam@gmail.com
Vaibhav Govindrao Athaley
Discipline:               Fine Art
Research Area:      Visual Arts Higher Education
Year of Joining:       July 2017
Supervisor(s):         Prof. Ila Gupta
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                     vaibhaogathaley@yahoo.in
Ashish Kumar Sonkar
Discipline:               Linguistics
Research Aera:      Semantics & Pragmatics
Year of Joining:     July 2017
Supervisor:           Prof. Rashmi Gaur
Thesis Topic:        
Email :                  sonkar.ak94@gmail.com, asonkar@hs.iitr.ac.in
  Haron Agengehu Endalew
Tewele Gerlase Haile
Discipline:             Public Management and Policy
Research Area:    Public Policy
Year of Joining:   2017
Supervisor(s):      Prof. S.P Singh
Thesis Topic:       Assessing the Impact of Public Policy on Alleviating                                    Social Vulnerability in Ethiopia.
Email:                  tewelde206@gmail.com
  Yibeltal Walle Asnskew
Prashant Maurya
Discipline:                  English
Research Area:         Historical Fiction
Year of Joining:         2017
Supervisor:               Prof. Nagendra Kumar
Email:                       prashantlinguistics@gmail.com
Itisha Jain
Discipline:              Economics 
Research Area:     Economics of Education
Year of Joining:     Dec 2017
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Rachita Gulati 
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                   ben07itisha@gmail.com
Jaya Shukla
Discipline:                    Psychology
Research Area:           Metacognition
Year of Joining:           December 2017
Supervisor(s):             Prof. Ram Manohar Singh
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                          jayas.iitr@gmail.com
Meenakshi
Discipline:               English literature
Research Area:      Myth and Feminism
Year of Joining:      Dec 2017
Supervisor:             Prof. Nagendra Kumar
Email:                     meenakshihss@gmail.com
Nikita Soni
Discipline:               Economics
Research Area:      Labour Economics
Year of Joining:       Dec 2017
Supervisor(s):         Prof. Falguni Pattanaik
Thesis Topic :
Email:                     niki100893@gmail.com
Nobonita Rakshit
Discipline:            English
Research Area:   Ecocriticism
Year of Joining:    2017
Supervisor(s):      Prof. Rashmi Gaur 
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                   nrakshit@hs.iitr.ac.in
Richa
Discipline:             Economics
Research Area:    Development Economics
Year of Joining:    January2018
Supervisor(s):      Prof. Subir Sen
Thesis Topic :      Climate Change Induced Migration
Email:                  coolricha283@gmail.com
Rukmani Mahala
Discipline:                Economics
Research Area:       Economics of Education
Year of Joining:       December 2017
supervisor:              Prof. Rachita Gulati
Email:                      rukmanimahala@gmail.com
Sirajul Islam Yazdani
Discipline:               Economics
Research Area:      Rural Development
Year of Joining:       December 2017
Supervisor(s):         Prof. S.P. Singh
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                    sirajulislamyazdani@gmail.com
Amit Singh 
Discpiline:              Sociology
Research Area:     Political Sociology
Year of Joining:      2018
Supervisor:            Prof.  A J Mishra
Email:                   amitsinghkotwal@gmail.com
Anjali Bansal
Discipline:                 Economics
Research Area:        Development Economics
Year of Joining:        2018
Supervisor(s):          Prof. S.P. Singh and Prof. P.C. Mohanty
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                       anjalibansal292@gmail.com
Chander Shekhar
Discipline:                English
Research Area:       American Literature
Year of Joining:       2018
Supervisor(s):         Prof. Smita Jha
Thesis Topic :           
Email:                    shekharjakhad@gmail.com
Mukesh  Kumar 
Discipline:             Economics
Research Area:
Year of Joining:     July  2018
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Pratap chandra mohanty
Thesis Topic :
Email:                   mukeshbishnoi29.mk@gmail.com
Priya 
Discipline:              Economics 
Research Area:     Agriculture Economics 
Year of Joining:     2018
Supervisor(s):       Prof. S P Singh
Email:                   priyamehra960@gmail.com

Purba Chakraborty
Discipline:                 English
Research Area:        Comics journalism
Year of Joining:        2018
Supervisor:              Prof. Rashmi Gaur
Email:                     pchakraborty@hs.iitr.ac.in

 

Ratnakar Das
Discipline:              Economics
Research Area:     Labour and Development
Year of joining:      2018 
Supervisor:           Prof. Falguni Pattanaik
Email:                   ratnakar9619@gmail.com
Shailesh Kumar
Discipline:Economics
Research Area:Environmental Economics
Year of Joining:  July 2018
Supervisor(s): Prof. Diptimayee Nayak
Thesis Topic : 
Email:shailesh.mse@gmail.com
Shubham Sharma   
Discipline:            Economics
Research Area:    Economics of Water
Year of Joining:    2018 
Supervisor:          Prof. Subir Sen
Email:                  ssharma2@hs.iitr.ac.in
Somsuvra Midya
Discipline:                English
Research Area:       Indian English Literature and Psychoanalysis
Year of Joining:        2018
Supervisor:             Prof. Binod Mishra
Email:                    somsuvramidya@gmail.com
Suraj Das
Discipline:                Sociology
Research Area:        Sociology Of Development
Year Of Joining:        2018
Supervisor Name:     Prof. A.J. Mishra
Email:                        sdas@hs.iitr.ac.in, id1surajdas@gmail.com
Sushil Kumar
Discipline:              Economics
Research Area:     Environmental Economics
Year Of Joining:     2018
Supervisor(S):       Prof. Diptimayee Nayak
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                  skumar3@hs.iitr.ac.in
Vijay Kumar
Discipline:                English 
Research Area:       Dalit Literature 
Year of Joining:       2018
Supervisor(s):         Prof. Sourit Bhattacharya 
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                     vijaykumarrngr143@gmail.com 
Zakir Hussain
Discipline:                         English
Research area :                Folk Literature 
Supervisor:                       Prof. Binod Mishra
Year of Joining:                 2018
Email:                               zakalhaidary786@gmail.com
Barkha
Discipline:                  Economics
Research Area:         Economics
Year of joining:          2018
Supervisor:               Prof. Rachita Gulati
E-mail:                      barkha@hs.iitr.ac.in
Ermias Melaku Addis
Discipline:                  Economics 
Research Area:         Environmental/Natural resource economics,                                                  valuation of environmental resources, value chain                                        analysis
Year of Joining:         July 2018
Supervisor(s):           Prof. Diptimayee Nayak 
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                       ermiasmelaku6@gmail.com 
Antehun Atanaw Mengistu
Discipline:                 English Language And Literature
Research Area:        English Language Teaching.
Year of Joining:        2018 
Supervisor(s):          Prof. Rashmi Gaur 
Thesis Topic:  
Email:                       antehuns@gmail.com/ antehuns@dtu.edu.et
Bantayehu Tamrie Alemu
Discipline:                  Economics
Research Area:         Poverty
Year of Joining:        July 2018
Supervisor(s):          Prof. S.P. Singh
Thesis Topic:    
Email:                       bantayehuta@gmail.com, balemu@hs.iitr.ac.in

Haile Ademe

Discipline:Economics

Research Area:           Growth and development
Year of Joining:            2018
Supervisor(s):             Prof. Pratap C. Mohanty
Thesis Topic :
Email:                          zehaile@gmail.com

Neha Mishra
Discipline:                Sociology
Research Area:       Sociology of Education
Year of Joining:       2018
Supervisor(s):         Prof.  A.J.Mishra
Thesis Topic : 
Email:                     neha.mishra1293@gmail.com
  Simegn Birhan Tessema
  Taye Tesfaye Fishla
  Guta Regala Megerssa
   
   

 

Part Time Scholars

  Akarsh Arora
  Amandeep Kaur 
  Ashwani Kumar
  Kumari Soni 
Goutam Naskar
Discipline:             Humanities
Research Area:     English Language Education
Year of Joining:     2014
Supervisors:         Prof. Smita Jha 
                             Dr. Aditi Ghosh (Co-supervisor) [University of Calcutta]
Thesis Topic:        The Importance of L1 Culture in L2 Reading                                                   Comprehension:    A Study at Secondary Level in West                                   Bengal.
Email:                   goutam.naskar09@gmail.com
  Hansika Singhal 
Ashish Sharma
Discipline:             Economics
Research Area:    Natural Disasters
Year of Joining:    2015
Supervisor(s):       Prof. Subir Sen
Thesis Topic :       Microanalysis of Natural Disasters Impacts in Madhya                                     Pradesh
Email:                   ashish_appu@rediffmail.com
Mayuresh Kumar Mishra 
Discipline:           English(Folkloristics) 
Research Area:   North Indian Performance Traditions( Nautanki)
Year of Joining:   2015 
Supervisor(s):     Prof. Binod Mishra
Thesis Topic :     Folk Drama as Cultural Performance: A Con/textual Study                             of the Nautanki of Uttar Pradesh
Email:                 mayureh3shradhe@gmail.com
  Sweta Roy 
Rohit Khajuria
Discipline:             Sociology
Research Area:     Sociology of conflict and forced migration, Sociology of                                  Suicide.
Year of Joining:     2017
Supervisor:           Prof. A.J.Mishra
Thesis Topic:         Conflict and Forced Migration: A  Study of Kashmiri                                        Pandits and Rohingya Muslims.
E-Mail:                   rohitkhajuria112@gmail.com