Post Graduate

Department of Sociology, University of Mumbai (1994 – 2014)

Head of Department (2007- 2010)

Professor (2002-2014) 

Reader in Cultural Anthropology (1994- 2001)


Senior ICSSR Fellow affiliated to and teaching at the Sociology Department, Dept. of PG Studies and Research, SNDT Women’s University, Bombay. (1992 – 94)


Reader at the Department of Sociology, Dept. of PG Studies and Research, S.N.D.T. Women’s University, Bombay. (1984)


Papers taught at postgraduate level

  • Theoretical Anthropology                 

  • Sociological Theory                                   

  • Sociology of Indian Society

  • Anthropology of Indian Society

  • Indian Society – Structure and Change

  • Family, Kinship and Marriage

  • Women, Society and Culture   

  • Gender and Society

  • Sociology of the Indian Diaspora

  • Contemporary Feminist Theories