Prof Pampa Mukherjee
Adviser, Gender Studies
Prof (Dr) Pampa Mukherjee teaches at the Department of Political Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh. She is associated with the PFI Foundation as Adviser, Gender Studies. Her areas of specialisation include: Development and Politics, Public Policies, Environment & Politics, Decentralized Governance, Sustainable development, Qualitative Research Methodology. She is currently working on Politics of Hill States with focus on Uttarakhand and Himachal Pradesh. She did her Ph.D. in 1997 from the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi where she also completed her M.Phil. (1992) and MA (1989). She did her graduation with honours in Political Science from Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi. She is the recipient of Open Doctoral Fellowship from Indian Council of Social Science Research, New Delhi, National Merit Scholarship, Ministry of HRD, Govt. of India [1987-1988], UGC-JRF PhD Fellowship (1991-1995). She has teaching experience of more than two decades and served as visiting faculty/fellow at Department of Political Science, University of Delhi (2018), Amrita University, Coimbatore (2014-16), Hidayatullah National Law University, Raipur from December (2009-2010).
Prof Mukherjee published widely on various topics that include: Gender and Development in Uttarakhand, in Finding Women Voices in Hindu Kush Himalayas edited by Jeannette Gurung ICIMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1999 and Decolonisation of Commons in Punjab: Interplay of Caste, Gender and Power, Journal of South Asia Development (forthcoming). He past research projects were: Assessment of Sustainability in Agriculture and Milk Chain Supply Nutritional Status of Women and Children; Status, Experiences and the Changing Role of Mountain Women Entrepreneurs: The Policy Environment and Mountain Women Entrepreneurs in the Mountain States of Uttaranchal and Himachal Pradesh, ICIMOD, Kathmandu, Nepal; Women, Environment and Reproductive Health in the hills- The case study of Uttarakhand and Gender and Development, fact-finding Mission in Hindu Kush Himalayan (HKH) region.