Dr. Chitra K P

  • RESEARCH AREA
  • Environment & Development, Ecological Social Work Practice, Social Justice and Development, Social Policy and legislation, Participatory Action Research
  • TOP 5 PUBLICATION
  • Karunakaran Prasanna Chitra., Kizhakkekara Vannadil P., Pattath Ayyappan V. (2020) Wetland
  • Conservation and Sustainable Development in Kerala, India. In: Leal Filho W., Azul A., Brandli L., Lange
  • Salvia A., Wall T. (eds) Life on Land. Encyclopedia of the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Springer,
  • Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-71065-5_115-1
  • Chitra, K P (2019). ‘Encountering Alienation: An Analysis of Inter-state Migrant workers from the
  • North Indian States in Kerala’. P. Sigamani etal.(eds), 2019, Health, Safety and Well-Being of Workers
  • in the Informal Sector in India - Lessons for Emerging Economies, Singapore, Springer, eBook ISBN:
  • 978-981-13-8421-9, Hardcover ISBN: 978-981-13-8420-2.
  • Karunakaran Prasanna, Chitra. (2019). Book Review of ‘Madhura Swaminathan and Sandipan
  • Baksi, eds., How Do Small Farmers Fare? Evidence from Village Studies in India’. Internati onal
  • Sociology. London: Sage
  • Chitra, K.P (2016). Claiming the public sphere: Menstrual taboos and the rising dissent in India.
  • Agenda. Taylor & Francis (ISSN (Online)-2158-978X)
  • Chitra, K. P. (2016). How Kerala is destroying its wetlands. Economic and Political Weekly (ISSN (Online)
  • - 2349-8846), 51 (22).
  • EDUCATIONAL QUALIFICATION
  • PhD (Social Work): Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai
  • MSW : Rajagiri College of Social Sciences, Kochi
  • AWARDS & RECOGNITIONS
  • PhD Exchange Programme Fellow (2011) at School of Social Sciences and Humanities in University of
  • Tampere, Finland with International Fellowship from University of Tampere and Tata Institute of Social
  • Sciences.
  • UGC Research Fellowship (JRF/SRF) during the Doctoral Programme in Tata Institute of Social Sciences,
  • Mumbai.
  • International Travel Grant from ICSSR to attend International Conference on Development Induced
  • Displacement and Resettlement organized by Refugee Studies Centre, University of Oxford during
  • March 2013.
  • International fellowship by Netherlands Fellowship Programme (NFP) to attend a workshop on
  • ‘Facilitating Multistakeholder Processes and Social Learning’ at Wageningen University, Netherlands
  • in 2008.
  • Literary award for Malayalam poetry (V T Smaraka Puraskaram) from Mumbai Sahithya vedi, Mumbai
  • in 2012. Published Malayalam poetry in various anthologies, print and online magazines.

EXPERIENCE

  • Former Faculty at Department of Social Work, Sree Sankaracharya University of Sanskrit, Kerala

    3 YEARS

  • Former Research Facilitator with PLANET Kerala (NGO) for various Research and Participatory Action Research projects in the areas of Integrated Water Resource Management and Ecosystem restoration

    5 YEARS