Development Sociology; Gender, Caste and Culture; Development and Justice; Conflict and Marginalisation
Dr. Tarushikha Sarvesh, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Advanced Centre for women’s studies, Aligarh Muslim University. She specialises in Development Sociology; Gender Studies, Multiple Marginalities and Social Exclusion. She focuses on Caste and Culture Studies from a gender perspective.
Currently she is directing an ICSSR funded project on Peoples’ Lived Experiences in Conflict Zone of Kashmir with special reference to women and youth. Currently, she is also a Co-Investigator in a research project with funding approved of NZ $ 7,350.00 from Massey University titled, The Outbreak of Online Education in the Growing Digital Economy and Digital Gender Divide Issues. Funding period: January 01, 2021 to December 31, 2021.
Her areas of interest are cultural Studies, gender studies, theories of justice and Development. Ethnography, phenomenology, Narratives and conversational approach are the research methods applied the most by the researcher. Her studies are predominantly based on Qualitative methods and qualitative research designs. She has been regularly contributing to various journals and books. She also often writes in popular media platforms such as Newsclick, Firstpost, The Wire, The Print, The India Forum, The Telegraph and News18.