Professor of Sociology, Department of Sociology Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi (Delhi)



Arvinder A Ansari is the founder convener of RC-26, Minority Studies of Indian Sociological Society and is currently serving as Head, Department of Sociology, Jamia Millia Islamia,(Central University), New Delhi. In her distinguished academic career of more than twenty years in Jamia Millia Islamia, she has taught postgraduate and undergraduate students and supervised several Ph.D. students. Her interest areas are Sociology of Gender,  Cultural studies, Sociology of violence, Sociology of Ethnicity & Minority Studies, and  Globalization studies. She has authored/co-authored/edited several books, and her articles have been published in national and international peer-reviewed journals. She is also actively engaged in research and has successfully completed several Major & Minor Research Projects sponsored by UGC and ICSSR including two innovative minor projects sponsored by the Haryana government. She is an active and long-standing member of RC-32 (Women in Society), RC-13 (Sociology of Leisure), and RC-05 (Racism, Nationalism, Indigeneity, and Ethnicity) of the International Sociological Association (ISA) and has presented papers in many international forums & universities.