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Dr. Sadananda Sahoo

Associate Professor

Sadananda Sahoo is a sociologist, at present working as Associate Professor at the School of Inter-disciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies (SOITS), Indira Gandhi National Open University (IGNOU), New Delhi. He did his PhD at the Central University of Hyderabad on the role and contribution of diasporas to home country development, especially in the healthcare sector. Before joining IGNOU he worked at National Institute of Labour Economics Research and Development (Formerly Institute of Applied Manpower Research), (An Autonomous Institute under NITI Aayog, Government of India). Dr. Sahoo has more than 50 publications and reviews on diaspora and ethnic studies, international migration, public policy, and rural development, among others. He has co-edited a book titled “Global Diasporas: Socio-economic, Cultural and Policy Perspectives” published by Springer (2014). He is also the Co-editor of the peer reviewed journal Migration and Diasporas: An Interdisciplinary Journal. He has organised several International and national conferences and seminars including the International Conference on Diaspora and Development (2011) and “Migration and Diasporas: Emerging Diversities and Development Challenges” (2017). He teaches and supervises students on issues of media, culture, development, public policy, cybercrime and the migration and diaspora.
He is coordinating the following programmes and courses individually/jointly (1) Ph.D. in Interdisciplinary & Trans-disciplinary Studies (PHDITS), (2) P.G. Diploma in Migration and Diaspora, (3) BDP in Philosophy, (4) P.G. Diploma in Labour and Development (under development), (5) P.G. Diploma in Folklore and Culture Studies, (6) M.A. in Folklore and Culture Studies (7) MGPE-015 Introduction to Research Methods (M.A. in Gandhi and Peace Studies (MAGPS) and (8) MGPP-017 Project Work (MAGPS)  

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Official Address:
School of Interdisciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies,
Block 15,
Ground Floor,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
Maidan Garhi,
 New Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
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