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Prof. Shubhangi Vaidya


Dr. Shubhangi Vaidya, Associate Professor, is a Sociologist by training, and an alumna of the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi. She has nearly two decades of experience in Open and Distance Learning, and has worked in both, the Regional Services Division as well as the School of Interdisciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies, IGNOU. She has contributed to programme development in Sociology, Anthropology and Women’s and Gender Studies. She is currently engaged in developing interdisciplinary programmes and guiding research in the School of Interdisciplinary and Trans-disciplinary Studies. Her areas of interest include disability studies, gender studies, labour and development and diaspora studies. She has published book chapters and research papers in the interdisciplinary areas of disability and gender, particularly autism, and is the author of two books, Autism and the Family in Urban India: Looking Back, Looking Forward (Springer, 2016) and Embodying Motherhood: Perspectives from Contemporary India (Sage-Yoda Press, 2016), co-authored with Anu Aneja. Her recent publication is titled ‘(Dis)ability, Gender and Identity: Crossing Boundaries’ in the volumeWomen’s and Gender Studies in India: Crossings edited by Anu Aneja ( Routledge, 2019).


Official Address:
School of Inter-Disciplinary and Trans-Disciplinary Studies,
First Floor,
Indira Gandhi National Open University,
Maidan GarhiNew Delhi - 110068
New Delhi, India
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[Updated on 03-Oct-2022]