PhD (State University of New York, Binghamton, USA)
Citizenship Studies, Political Institutions, Gender and Migration, Constitutionalism, Law and Politics
4 July 2015 to 30 June 2017: Chairperson, Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University
26 May 2014 to 30th June 2016: Concurrent faculty and Chairperson, Centre for Media Studies, JNU
18 October 2010 onwards: Professor, Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University
15 October 2008 to 18 October 2010: Associate Professor, Centre for Political Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University
19 August 2004 to 18 October 2008: Senior Fellow, Centre for Women’s Development Studies, New Delhi
December 1999 to August 2004: Lecturer, Department of Political Science, Panjab University, Chandigarh
September 1992 to May 1996: Teaching Assistant, Department of Sociology, Binghamton University, State University of New York, Binghamton, USA
Residential Visiting Fellow, Institute of Advanced Studies, University of Warwick, United Kingdom, 3 January 2016 to 8 January 2016.
Key Technology Partner Visiting Fellow at the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Technology, Sydney, 6 August 2013 to 6 September 2013.
Guest Professor under the ‘A New Passage to India’ Programme funded by the DAAD (German Academic Exchange), at the Institute for Political Science and Sociology, Faculty of Philosophy, University of Wuerzburg, Germany, to teach a Masters’ Course on ‘Constitutional Democracy’, 2 June 2013 to 20 July 2013.
Parson Visitor, Faculty of Law, University of Sydney, Sydney, 20 May to 12 June, 2012.
Sir Ratan Tata Fellow at the Institute of Economic Growth, Delhi, January 2002-September 2003
Dissertation Year Fellowship awarded by the University Awards Committee, Binghamton University, August 1997-June1998
Nehru Centenary British Fellowship, School of Oriental and African Studies, March 1990 to April 1991
Junior Research Fellowship by the University Grants Commission, July 1988-February 1990
1 July 2021– 28 February 2022: Consultant, Ford Foundation Project on ‘Multi-Dimension Gender Equality and Freedom from Violence: Innovating Research and Catalyzing Partnerships, conducted by Centre for Women’s Development Studies, Delhi.
January 2013 to December 2015: British Academy Research Project on ‘Transnational abandonment of South Asian Women: A new form of Violence against Women’ in collaboration with Sundari Anitha at the University of Lincoln, United Kingdom.
1 July 2016 to 30 June 2020: UGC-DAAD Research Project on ‘Foundations of the India-Europe Strategic Partnership: Comparative Perspectives on Indian and European Political Ideas, Policy and International Cooperation’, in collaboration with the University of Wurzburg, Germany under the Indo-German Partnership in Higher Education.
‘Constitutional Moments and Resurgent Citizenship’, Citizenship Studies, Vol. 26, Nos. 4-5 (Special 25th year commemorative double issue), August 2022 (online 28 June 2022 DOI: 10.1080/13621025.2022.2091246).
‘Institutionalizing Democratic Uncertainties: 'Election Time' in the Life of Indian Democracy’ in Mrinalini Sinha and Manu Goswami ed. Political Imaginaries in Twentieth Century India (Critical Perspectives in South Asian Histories), Bloomsbury. 2022. (co-authored with Ujjwal Kumar Singh).
‘Elections in a Pandemic: Role of the Election Commission of India’, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. lVi, No. 21, 22 May 2021. (co-authored with Ujjwal Kumar Singh)
‘Gender and Citizenship’, in Eugenio Biagini and Gary Gerstle eds., Cultural History of Democracy in the Modern Age, Bloomsbury Publication, London 2021. (co-authored with Ragnheiour Kristjansdottir)
‘Transnational Marriage Abandonment: A New Form of Domestic Violence and Abuse in Transnational Spaces’ in John Devaney ed. Routledge Handbook on Domestic Violence and Abuse, Routledge, London, 2021. (co-authored with Anitha Sundari and Harishita Yalamarty)
‘Citizenship Regimes, Law and Belonging’, Seminar (Special Theme: Debating Citizenship), No. 729, May 2020.
‘The Citizenship Amendment Bill 2016 and the Aporia of Citizenship’, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 54, Issue No. 49, 14 December 2019
‘Abandoned Women’: Transnational Marriages and Gendered Legal Citizens’, Australian Feminist Studies, Volume 34, issue 100, 2019.
‘B. R. Ambedkar and the Ideas of Constitutionalism and Constitutional Democracy’, Summerhill – IIAS Review, Summerhill IIAS Review Vol. XXIII, No. 2, Winter 2018. (co-authored with Ujjwal Kumar Singh)
‘Regulating the Electoral Domain: The Election Commission of India’, Indian Journal of Public Administration (Special issue on the theme Regulatory Institutions in India), Vol 64, No. 3, 2018 . (co-authored with Ujjwal Kumar Singh)
‘Making Citizenship Familiar: ‘Truth’ Tales and the Partition Archives’ in Janelle Reinelt and Bishnupriya Paul eds., Gendered Citizenship: Performance and Manifestation, Palgrave and Macmillan, New York, 2018.
‘Liminal and Legible: Gendered Citizenship and State-Formative Practices in the 1950s’, Chapter in Anne R. Epstein and Rachel G. Fuchs eds., Gender and Citizenship in Historical and Transnational Perspective, Palgrave Macmillan, New York, 2016.
‘Ambivalence of Citizenship in Assam’, Economic and Political Weekly, Vol.51, Nos.26-27, 25 June 2016.
‘The Masculinist Security State and Anti-terror Law Regimes in India’, Asian Studies Review, Volume 39, Issue 2, June 2015. (co-authored with Ujjwal Kumar Singh)
‘Critical Events, Incremental Memories and Gendered Violence: The "Delhi Gang Rape"’, Australian Feminist Review, Vol.29, Issue 89, 2014.
‘Identifying Citizens: Electoral Rolls, the Right to Vote and the Election Commission of India’, Election Law Journal (special issue on Election Laws in India, edited by David Gilmartin and Robert Moog), June, 2012.
Citizenship Regimes, Law and Belonging: The CAA and the NRC in India, Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2022.
Dimensions of Constitutional Democracy: India and Germany, Springer Nature, Singapore, 2020 (co-edited with Michael Becker)
The Election Commission of India: Institutionalising Democratic Uncertainties, Oxford University Press, Delhi, 2019. (co-authored with Ujjwal Kumar Singh)
Mapping Citizenship in India, Oxford University Press, Delhi, September, 2010 (Reprint, October 2014).