Megha

Designation: Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science

 

Teaching Experience

Assistant Professor (Adhoc), Department of Political Science, Delhi University

(July 2016 to present)

Assistant Professor (Adhoc), Department of Political Science, Delhi University

(July 2014 to May 2015).

Assistant Professor (Adhoc), Janaki Devi College, Delhi University

(August 2010 to November 2010).

Assistant Professor (Guest Lectures), Department of Political Science, Delhi University; Khalsa College, Delhi University; Shradhanand College, Delhi University.

Research Experiences

Field Researcher for the CORE Research Project on “Cultures of Governance and Conflict Resolution”, Department of Political Science, (May 2013 to June 2013).

Researcher for Institute for Research on India and International Studies (IRIIS)

Research Project on “The Impact of Media on Kashmiri Youth”, Institute for Research on India and International Studies (IRIIS) (December 2010 to January 2011).

Research Assistant on the Project “A Social Scientific Study of Political Option and Attitudes in India”, Lokniti, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS) (January 2006).

Fellowships

Full travel support from Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR) for presenting a paper in International Conference of Political Science Students, conducted by International Association of Political Science Students, Rome, Italy (March 6, 2013 to March 11, 2013).

Received Doctoral Fellowship (December 2012 to July 2014).

Received UGC Non-Net Doctoral Fellowship (March 2011 to November 2012)

Publications

(Forthcoming) Megha, “Identity, Rights and Rape within Marriage: A Feminist Interrogation of ‘Construction’ of Women”, in ICSSR Volume on Gender, Identity and Migration in India.

Megha, “Feminist Critique of Right to Equality”, Bhartiya Samajik Vigyan Samiksha, Vol. 6, 2014, pp.150-156 (ISSN 2231-3486) Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR)

Megha, “Feminist Critique of the Indian Rape Law”, Bhartiya Samajik Vigyan Samiksha, Vol. 6, 2014, pp.157-163 (ISSN 2231-3486)

Megha, “Criminalizing Rape within Marriage: Recasting Indian Rape Law”, Politikon: The IAPSS Journal of Political Science, Vol. 20, June 2013, pp. 124- 148 (ISSN 1583-3984).

Megha, “United Nations and NGOs”, in Chanchal Kumar and Sanju Gupta (ed.), United Nations and Global Conflicts, Regal Publication, New Delhi, 2013, pp. 471-494 ( ISBN 978-81-8484-230-2).

Megha and Pawan Kumar, “Secretary General”, in Chanchal Kumar and Sanju Gupta (ed.), United Nations and Global Conflicts, Regal Publication, New Delhi, 2013, pp. 150-179 ( ISBN 978-81-8484-230-2).

Megha et al, “Human Rights: Conventions, Codification, Institutional Development and Practices”, in Chanchal Kumar and Sanju Gupta (ed.), United Nations and Global Conflicts, Regal Publication, New Delhi, 2013, pp. 325-360 ( ISBN 978-81-8484-230-2).

Paper Presentations

Presented a paper at 58th International Studies Association (ISA) Annual Convention, “Exploring the notion of Sexuality and “Construction” of Women in International Politics”, Baltimore, 22-25 February 2017.

Paper presented in Feminist Experiences of Law Workshop, Melbourne Law School, Melbourne, Australia, titled “Criminalizing Rape Within Marriage: A Feminist Critique of Indian Rape Law for Excluding Women’s Experiences”, October 27-28, 2016.

Presented a paper in a two day National Seminar on “Gender, Identity and Migration in India”, titled “Identity, Rights and Rape Within Marriage: A Feminist Interrogation Of ‘Construction’ Of Women”, Department of Political Science, Delhi University August 7-8, 2015.

Presented a paper in a two day National Seminar on “Power, Culture and Marginality in India”, titled “Cultural Construction Of “Consent” And Marginalizing Women’s Will: Problematizing Marital Rape Exemption From Indian Rape Law”, Department of Political Science, Delhi University, March 16 - 17, 2015.

Presented a paper in International Conference of Political Science Students on Global Justice and Millenium Goals, titled “Criminalizing Rape within Marriage: Recasting Indian Rape Law”, International Association of Political Science Students, Rome, March 6-11, 2013.

Presented a paper in International Workshop on Human Rights titled “Criminalizing Rape within Marriage: Recasting Human Rights and Indian Law”, Department of Adult and Continuing Education, University of Delhi, December 22-24, 2011.

Educational Qualifications

Ph. D (Pursuing), Department of Political Science, University of Delhi, Delhi.

M. Phil., 2010, Political Science, University of Delhi, Delhi.

M.A Political science,2005, Daulat Ram College, University of Delhi, Delhi.

B.A. (Pass), 2003, Kalindi College, University of Delhi, Delhi

Academic Qualification

• National Eligibility Test (NET), June 2006.

Academic Awards

Awarded Golden Iron and Steel Works Prize for coming Second in Economics B.A. (Pass) Part I and II combined, 2003.

Awarded Krishan Swaroop Har-Devi Prize for securing highest marks in Part 1 and 2 combined in B.A (Pass), 2003.

Title of PhD Thesis

• Criminalizing Rape within Marriage: A Critical Intervention in Socio- Political and Legal Understandings.

Research Interests

• Feminist Theory and International Relations 

Personal Details

Date of Birth: 05/08/1983

E-mail: meghadelhi5@gmail.com

 


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