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  • Dr Lavanya Suresh

  • Associate Professor
  • Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Publications 2013 - 2024

Publications

  • 13
    Journal Articles
  • 2
    Book Chapter
  • 3
    Book
  • 2
    Conference
    Proceedings
  • 2
    Review
  • 2
    Projects
  • 3
  • 1
  • 10

Citations / H-Index

15 Citations
3 h-index
13 Citations

Google Scholar

Co-author Network


Expertise

Political Science

Her work focuses on the political ecology of land-based resources in South India, with a broader interest in decentralisation and public administration. Besides publications in leading social science journals, she has co-authored a book (with Prof. M.V. Nadkarni and N. Sivanna) on “Decentralised Democracy: Gandhi’s Vision and Indian Reality.” She was awarded the visiting research scholar fellowship in the Graduate Development Program, Watson Institute of International Studies at Brown University

Personal Information

Dr Lavanya Suresh

Female
Birla Institute of Technology & Science, Pilani Hyderabad Campus, Jawaharnagar, Kapra Mandal
, Telangana, India - 500078


Experience

  • Associate Professor

    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

  • Assistant Professor

    Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

    Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani

  • Assistant Professor

    School of Livelihoods and Development

    Tata Institute of Social Sciences


Qualification

  • Ph.D

    Institute for Social and Economic Change


Honours and Awards

2020

Justice E S Venkataramiah Memorial Prize in Development Administration

Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore

2017

Outstanding Potential for Excellence in Research and Academics

Birla Institute of Technology & Science-Pilani (BITS)

2012

Visiting research scholar fellowship under the Graduate Development Program of the Watson Institute of International Studies

Brown University, USA

2020

Justice E S Venkataramiah Memorial Prize in Development Administration

Institute for Social and Economic Change (ISEC), Bangalore

2017

Outstanding Potential for Excellence in Research and Academics

Birla Institute of Technology & Science-Pilani (BITS)

2012

Visiting research scholar fellowship under the Graduate Development Program of the Watson Institute of International Studies

Brown University, USA

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Doctoral Theses Guided

2023

Justice and sanitation well-being in rural communities in Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh India

Khare, Kopal, BITS Pilani

2023

Political ecology of small freshwater bodies in central Kerala

P, Vinaysankar, BITS Pilani

2023

Justice and sanitation well-being in rural communities in Shravasti, Uttar Pradesh India

Khare, Kopal, BITS Pilani

2023

Political ecology of small freshwater bodies in central Kerala

P, Vinaysankar, BITS Pilani

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Membership In Professional Bodies

2021

International Association for the Study of the Commons

Academic

2020

International Public Policy Association

Academic

2011

Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE)

Life member

2021

International Association for the Study of the Commons

Academic

2020

International Public Policy Association

Academic

2011

Indian Society for Ecological Economics (INSEE)

Life member

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Research Projects

Resistance to the Western Ghats Conservation and Undercurrents: A study of the people’s protest and the role of the local bodies in Idukki, Kerala

Funding Agency : Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Kerala

Alternative ways of understanding ecological conservation practices to enable justice for all

Funding Agency : NALSAR, Hyderabad

Resistance to the Western Ghats Conservation and Undercurrents: A study of the people’s protest and the role of the local bodies in Idukki, Kerala

Funding Agency : Centre for Development Studies (CDS), Kerala

Alternative ways of understanding ecological conservation practices to enable justice for all

Funding Agency : NALSAR, Hyderabad

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