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Nirupama Jayaraman

Teaching Assistant

Gender & Women's Studies

Doctoral Student, Department of Anthropology

Pronouns: she/her/hers


Building & Room:

UH 1212


Nirupama is a doctoral student at the Department of Anthropology. She holds an MA in Development Studies from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India and has worked in the Indian development policy sector. Nirupama is an urban anthropologist with research interests spanning the fields of sociocultural anthropology, cultural geography, science and technology studies, gender studies and urban studies. She studies urban transport infrastructures in India, specifically looking at how the public transit design is influenced by and influences commuter choices that are distinctively class-ed, gender-ed and caste-d.