Faculty Profile


Full Name

Dr. Deepali Aparajita Dungdung




Assistant Professor

Level of Guidance & Teaching

Post Graduate Students


Doctor of Philosophy

Career Profile
Teaching Experience in Years Area of Specialisation
Teaching Research
Since December 2021 Assistant Professor at Ranchi University Sociological Theories, Gender, Economy and Society
August 2022 to December 2022 Adjunct Faculty at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra Centre fro Quantitative Economics and Data Sciences
January 2021 to June 2021 Adjunct Faculty at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University, Delhi Sociology of Religion, Global Affairs, Indian Society
September 2020 to August 2021 Research Associate at Kamala Nehru College, University of Delhi Gender, mobility and informal enterpreneurship in contemporary handicraft industries: a comparative study of women enterpreneurs of Odisha and Delhi
Books authored /Edited / Co-Author Chapter in Book
Name of Books Subject Sole or Co-Author ISBN Date of Publication Name of Publishers
1. Global Feminist Autoethnographies During COVID-19: Displacements and Disruptions Women and Society Co-author of Chapter 9781032 122625 2022 Routledge Press
2. Society through the Visual Sociology Sole author 2021 IGNOU
3. Gender and Development Sociology of Heath and Gender Sole author 2022 (Forthcoming) Springer
4. Gender in Contemporary India Sociology of Gender Co-Editor Forthcoming
5. The Language of Development Tribal Development Sole author Forthcoming Routledge
Number of Research Papers published in Journals/Periodical
Sr. No. Title with page number ISSN Name of Journal Date of Publication
1 Emergence of the Care workforce in India: An interrogation of the contemporary labour market conditions https://doi.org/10.1007/s11614-018-0292-z Austrian Journal of Sociology 2018
2 Invisible Histories of Work: Gender and Labour in India 09700293 Social Scientist Forthcoming
3 Negotiating modernity and tradition: Midwives as health care workers in India Society Forthcoming
No. of seminars / conferences / workshop attended / organised
Sr.No. Seminar / Conference Date of Participation National / International
1 (Remote) work and Covid: mobility, safety, and health at the time of the pandemicconference conducted by the Tallinn University, Estonia 17-18 June, 2021 International
2 COVID, Crisis, Care, and Change? Conference being organised by the Chair of Macro Sociology, Technische Universität Dresden (Dresden University of Technology), Dresden, Germany 25 May, 2021 (online) International
3 Gender and Society Different Dimensions December 20, 2021 National
4 Young Scholars' Conference Exploring New Research Frontiers in Social Sciences organised online by the Society for Social and Economic Research, New Delhi Jonuary 15-16, 2022 Session Chair and Discussant National
5 International conference on Gender and Development organized by Manipal Centre for Humanities under the aegis of the Centre for Women's Studies April 14, 2022 Session Chair and Presenter International
6 European Association of Social Anthropology's Conference 2022 at Queen's University, Belfast July 26-29, 2022 Session Chair International
7 On Tribal Development in India: National Conference on Prospect and Retrospect organized by Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences February 3-4, 2023 National
4 XX ISA World Congress of Sociology 2023 (WCS 2023) to be held in Melbourne, Australia June 25 - July 1, 2023 Session Chair Workshop Organiser International
No. of FIP/refresher courses/summer trainings attended/organised
Date Period Venue
March 4 - April 29, 2022 Two months Online organised by Dr. B.R. Ambedkar University Delhi
Any other academic, administrative and socially relevant contributions/consultancy and awards
• Member, Publication Division, Ranchi University, Ranchi
• Member, Editorial Board of Feminist Anthropology, journal of the Association of Feminist Anthropology and the American Anthropological Association.
• Recipient UGC's Junior Research Fellowship
• Fellow, North-South Dialogue, The Henry M. Jackson School of International Studies, University of Washington
• Invited Speaker on Panel on the International Sociological Association RC 32's online panel discussion on "Addressing Precarious Labor in Academia in the Global South and Global North" on February 22, 2022
• Invited for lecture 'Understanding Women's Work in Contemporary Indian Society: Care, Ethnicity and Migration' at the 3rd Plenary Session of the One-day National Seminar titled Gender and Society, Different Dimensions organized by the Department of History and the IQAC, Ramananda College, Bishnupur, Bankura, December 20, 2021
• Co-founder: Doing Sociology (www.doingsociology.org)
• A regular member of the International Sociological Association (ISA) Membership number - 17895 (https://www.isa-sociology.org/en)
• Member of International Sociological Association's Research Committee on Women, Gender, and Society (RC32). https://www.isa-sociology.org/en/research-networks/research-committees/rc32-womengender-and-society
Other Publications:
Altered Routines, Diminished Solidarity and Invisibility: The Experience of Live-in 'Child Nurses' During the Pandemic for the Solidarity and Care project of The Sociological Review published on September 8, 2020 https://www.solidarityandcare.org/stories/essays/alteredroutines-diminished-solidarity-and-invisibility-the-experience-of-live-in-child-nurses-duringthe-pandemic
On Social Distancing for the Doing Sociology, published on May 13, 2020 https://www.researchgate.net/publication/341411722_On_Social_Distancing
Book Review of Culture, Context and Aging of Older Indians - Narratives from India and Beyond by Jagriti Gangopadhyay, 2021, published on Doing Sociology.
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