Paro Mishra

Assistant Professor (SSH)
PhD (2017), Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Delhi

Dr. Paro Mishra is a Ph.D. degree holder from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi in 2017. She pursued her postgraduate and undergraduate degree from Jawaharlal Nehru University and Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi, respectively. Her research broadly spans the area of demographic anthropology and is focused on understanding the consequences of sex-selective technologies on family and marriage in North India. She is the recipient of several fellowships and grants from UGC, IIT Delhi, ICSSR and the Netherlands Institute for Advanced Studies. She is currently engaged in a major research project funded by the Indian Council of Social Science Research, Delhi.


Phone: 011-26907570
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Office: B-209 (R&D Block)

Research Interests: 
Demographic Anthropology, Family and Kinship, Transnationalism, Gender and Technology and Media Representation.
Teaching Interests: 
Sociology of Science and Technology, Sociological Theories, Gender Studies, Kinship and Family Studies, Contemporary Indian Society, Migration and Transnationalism