Dr. Soumendra Mohan Patnaik

Grant Category: Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer
Field of Specialization: Social Anthropology
Name: Dr. Soumendra Mohan Patnaik
Official Address and Designation: Associate Professor
Department of Anthropology
University of Delhi
Delhi 110 007
Telephone (O): 91-9891333637
E-mail: smp_du@yahoo,com
Duration of Grant: Four months
Lecture Topics:

  • Role of NGOs in Tribal Development
  • Sustainability and Tourism Policy in Nagaland
  • Adivasis on the Margins of Development
  • Women and Kinship in South Asia
  • Downward Accountability in Rural Sri Lanka
  • Local Governance in Scheduled Areas in Orissa
  • Managing Disaster in Nepal: Myth and Realities
  • Reflections on Doing Team Ethnography

Academic Background :
Ph.D. Anthropology University of Delhi, Delhi 1994
M.Phil. Social Anthropology University of Delhi, Delhi 1986
M.Sc. Anthropology University of Delhi, Delhi 1983

Professional Background :
Associate Professor University of Delhi, Delhi 2006-till date
Reader University of Delhi, Delhi 1997-2005
Lecturer University of Delhi, Delhi 1990-1996
Dr. Soumendra Mohan Patnaik