School of
Humanities and Social Sciences

Note: Default email domain @iitmandi.ac.in

School Chairperson

Shyamasree Dasgupta

Assistant Professor (Chairperson)
Phone: 267118
EMail: chairshss


Aruna Bommareddi

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Comparative Literature, Indian Literatures in English
PhD from University of Hyderabad (2004)
Home Town: Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
Phone: 267121
EMail: aruna
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Devika Sethi

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Modern Indian History, Colonialism and Decolonization, Free Speech and Censorship
PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (2013)
Home Town: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh
Phone: 267270
EMail: devika
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Gokul Somasekharan

Teaching Fellow
Specialization: German Literature
PhD from Free University Berlin
Home Town: Thrissur, Kerala
Phone: 267144
EMail: gokul

Ingrid Shockey

Adjunct Assoc Prof.
Specialization: Environmental Sociology
PhD from Brandeis University
Home Town: Northampton, MA, USA
EMail: ishockey

Manu V Devadevan

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Literary practices in South Asia, Political and economic processes in premodern South Asia & South Asian Epigraphy
PhD from Mangalore University
Home Town:
Phone: 267147
EMail: manu
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Neha Kaushik

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Translation Studies, Women's Writing, Comparative Linguistics, German Studies
PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University
Home Town: New Delhi
Phone: 267267
EMail: nehakaushik

Nilamber Chhetri

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Sociology
PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
Home Town: Kalimpong, West Bengal
Phone: 267079
EMail: nilamber

Puran Singh

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Corporate Finance, Financial Inclusion, Entrepreneurship
PhD from Punjab University (2013)
Home Town: Mandi, Himachal Pradesh
Phone: 267148
EMail: puran
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Purnima K. Bajre

Visiting Assistant Professor
Specialization: Language processing amd Elementary Education along with Cognitive Psychology
PhD from IIT Bombay
Home Town: Patna
EMail: purnimabajre

Rajeshwari Dutt

Assistant Professor
Specialization: History
PhD from Carnegie Mellon University (2012)
Home Town: Kolkata, West Bengal
Phone: 267043
EMail: rdutt
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Ramna Thakur

Asst. Professor
Specialization: Development Economics
PhD from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla
Home Town: Mandi
Phone: 267044
EMail: ramna

Saumya Dixit

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Post consumption consumer behaviour, e-waste management, e-wom management
PhD from IIIT Allahabad
Home Town: Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh 
EMail: saumya

Shyamasree Dasgupta

Assistant Professor
Specialization: Energy and Environmental Economics, Economics of Climate Change, Applied Econometrics
PhD from Jadavpur University (2015)
Home Town: Kolkata, West Bengal
Phone: 267118
EMail: shyamasree
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Assistant Professor
Specialization: Colonialism, Postcolonialism, Imperialism and Romance Literature
PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
Home Town: Faridabad
Phone: 267919
EMail: suman.sigroha

Surya Prakash Upadhyay

Assiatant Professor
Specialization: Sociology of Religion, Urban Sociology, Post-Reform India
PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (2011)
Home Town: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Phone: 267136
EMail: surya
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Varun Dutt

Associate Professor (Faculty Affiliate)
Specialization: Artificial Intelligence, Human-Computer Interaction, Cognitive Science, Judgment and Decision Making
PhD from Carnegie Mellon University, USA (2011)
Home Town: Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh
Phone: 267150
EMail: varun
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