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Prof Savita Singh



Prof. Savita Singh is professor in the School of Gender and Development Studies, IGNOU. She joined the School in 2009 as its first director. The School has proposed four new areas of the study: Gender and Development Studies, Women’s and Gender Studies, Gender Studies in Asia and Gender and Science. Currently, she coordinates the PhD/ MPhil Programme in Gender and Development Studies and Master’s in Gender and Development Studies in the School. As the founding director, she developed and structured the vision of Gender and Development Studies jointly with Prof. Annu J. Thomas. She did her M.A and MPhil from Delhi University, following which she went to McGill University, Montreal, for higher studies. She taught political theory there for three years as research assistant of Prof. Charles Taylor, James Tully and Sam Noumoff. She wrote her PhD thesis on “Discourse of Modernity in India: A Hermeneutical Study” and earned her degree from Delhi University. She has got her works published both in political theory and creative writing.

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Official Address:
School of Gender and Development Studies,
Maidan Garhi,
New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India