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Updated on 20 Sep, 2013

Dr Rashmi Sinha

Associate Professor


Dr. Rashmi Sinha is Reader in the faculty of Anthropology. She is Programme Coordinator for the PhD Programme and the Masters Programme in Anthropology in IGNOU. For the latter programme, she is course coordinator of two courses, Physical Anthropology and Human Growth and Development. She is also course coordinator of the courses, Human Evolution and Variation and Research Methodology and Fieldwork of the soon to be launched BDP Programme. She was awarded Ph.D. from University of Delhi, Delhi and had received JRF/ Indian Council of Medical Research and Post Doctoral Fellowships from University Grants Commission for her research work.

She was an Ad-hoc Lecturer in the Department of Anthropology, University of Delhi, Delhi and has also worked under the Women Scientist Scheme of Department of Science and Technology. To her credit she has publications in National and International Journals of repute and also presented papers in national and international conferences/seminars. She has edited a book “Obesity: A multidimensional approach to contemporary global issue”. Her area of specialization is Growth and Development, Human Physiology and Obesity research in Physical Anthropology.


Official Address:
School of Social Sciences ,
Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU),
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India