People

Our community is a vibrant mix of researchers, activists and executives. We consider this amalgam of minds and viewpoints as one of our greatest assets. But despite this variety we share a common concern and dissatisfaction for the status quo.

Dr. Baishali Goswami

Adjunct faculty

Holds a Ph.D in Development Studies and master’s degree in Population Studies and in Economics. Her research areas include demography, migration, gender and development.

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Reji Raman

Adjunct faculty

Holder of a master’s in Business Administration, he has vast experience in marketing consultancy. His interests include management of small and medium enterprises, entrepreneurship development.  He is also actively engaged in many philanthropic activities.

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Jaikumar C. Pillai

Adjunct faculty

With a master’s in Business Administration and a B.Tech in Applied Electronics and Instrumentation, he has been engaged in the areas of marketing, product management and IT. He is also a well-known orator and public speaker.

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Jayan KM

Senior Research Officer

Holds a master’s degree in Social Work.  He has been coordinating several large scale socio-economic surveys and conducting qualitative research.

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Bibin Thambi

Senior Research officer

Holds a master’s degree in Social Work and is undergoing his doctoral studies for PhD in Social Work.  He has been involved in several large scale socio-economic surveys. He has considerable experience in participatory research and is responsible for integration of GIS inputs into the Centre

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Swathy Mohanan

Statistician

Holds a master’s degree in Statistics and has extensive experience in statistical analysis and in the design and programming of computing packages. Her experience includes the use of a wide range of programming languages (C, C++, Visual Basic) and statistical/database management packages (SPSS

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Surabhi Arunkumar

Research Associate

Holds a master’s degree in Economics and B.Ed. in social science. Her major research interests are service delivery, decentralisation and migration.

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Aswathi Rebecca Asok

Research Associate

Holder of Master of Philosophy in Economics. Her research interests include development, gender, agriculture and employment.

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Anju Murali

Research Associate

Holds Master of Philosophy in Social Work. She has been part of large scale survey and community-based intervention studies. Her major research interests include public health, social development and inclusive policies.

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Meenakshi A

Research Assistant

She is a researcher with a postgraduate degree in Modern History from Jawaharlal Nehru University and a BA (Hons) in History from Ambedkar University, Delhi. Her research interests include colonial and contemporary histories, material and oral histories and language and education in South Asia.

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