Humanities and Social Sciences

Honorary Professor of International Relations Studies

Ambassador Gurjit Singh
Honorary Professor

Email: ambgurjitsingh [at] gmail.com


Dr. Pritee Sharma
Associate professor

Room No. 202A, Vanadium Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 963
Email: psharma [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Agricultural Economics (Economics of Land, Water and Forests)
  • Development Economics (Rural Poverty and Trade Concerns of Developing Countries)
Dr. Ruchi Sharma
Associate professor

Room No. 202C, Vanadium Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 956
Email: ruchi [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • International Economics
  • Economics of Innovation
  • Patent Policy


Dr. Ananya Ghoshal
Assistant professor

Room No. 211, Aluminium Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 826
Email: aghoshal [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Literature and Other Arts (interrelations between literature and music)
  • Literature and the Anthropocene
  • Postcolonial Studies
Dr. Nirmala Menon
Associate professor

Room No. 202B, Vanadium Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 955
Email: nmenon [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Postcolonial Literature and Theory
  • Globalization Studies
  • Critical and Cultural Theory


Dr. Shomik Dasgupta
Assistant professor

Room No. 204, Aluminium Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 825
Email: shomikdasgupta [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Intellectual History
  • Governance, Local Administration and State in Modern India
  • Economic, Social and Business History


Dr. C. Upendra
Associate professor

Room No. 210, Aluminium Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 936
Email: cupendra [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Moral Philosophy (Epistemology), History of Philosophy, Philosophical Foundations of Social Sciences


Dr. Sanjram P. Khanganba
Associate professor

Room No. HFAC Lab, Vanadium Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 687
Email: sanjrampk [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Cognitive Ergonomics
  • Human Performance
  • Human-System Interaction


Dr. Akshaya Kumar
Assistant professor

Room No. 210, Aluminium Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 822
Email: akshaya.kumar [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Bhojpuri Cinema, Hindi Cinema, Stardom
  • Regionality in Indian Cinema
  • Comparative Media Studies
  • Language Politics of North India
  • Informal Economy, Television News
Dr. Ashok Kumar Mocherla
Assistant professor
Room No. 213, Aluminium Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 842
Email: ashokmocherla [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Sociology of Religion, Caste and Indian Christians
  • Ethnic and Religious Minorities of India
  • Religion and Nationalism on Campuses
  • Faith Healing, Pentecostalism and Public Health
Dr. Neeraj Mishra
Assistant professor (On deputation)

Room No. #, # Building
Contact : +91-731-2438700 Ext- 957
Email: nmishra [at] iiti.ac.in
Research Interests:
  • Urban/rural water governance
  • Political Sociology of River basin management in South Asia
  • Anthropology of Development and Urbanization