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CURRICULUM VITAE of Guest
Speaker, 26-30 Jan, '05
Dr. Sudha Mohan, of Mumbai,
Senior Fulbright Fellow,
Columbia University, Spring '05.
Hosted by Huntingdon College
and Alabama State University.
Jeremy Lewis, HC and Prof. Daniel Keller,
Page Revised 22 Jan 2005.
Dr. (Mrs) Sudha Mohan, M.A., M. Phil.,
Ph.D., University of Mumbai
Reader (Associate Professor), Department of Civics
and Politics, University of Mumbai, India.
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ADDRESS IN US AS FULBRIGHT FELLOW: Dr.
Sudha Mohan, C/O Dr Catherine Lavoie, Dean, SUNY Plattsburgh, Faculty of
Arts and Science, 101, Hudson Hall, 101 Broad Street, Plattsburgh, NY –
At the Undergraduate level (July 1982-
At the Post Graduate Level (September 1996
Western Political Thought
Indian Political System
American Political System
Urbanisation - a Global Perspective
Urban Local Government: Comparative perspective
Administration of Megacities with special reference
Urban Politics, Planning and Policies.
RESEARCH PAPERS PRESENTED (Year 2000 Onward)
Recipient of the Government Scholarship from
S.S.C. (Secondary School Certificate) through M.A.
Recipient of the Faculty Improvement Program
(FIP) Fellowship of the University Grants Commission (UGC) in 1988-89 to
pursue M. Phil dissertation work.
Selected under the International Visitor programme
(IV) by the USIA, Washington D.C., to visit the United States of America
for a Multi-Regional Group Project on "Regional and Ethnic Cultures in
the US" from September 11 to October 7, 1989.
Recipient of the Oliva I Reddick Award for Social
Sciences (Junior) for the Research Paper on "Civil Rights Movement: From
Protest to Politics and Right to Resources". This paper was presented at
the All India Association of American Studies Conference in 1991 and selected
for the Award in 1992.
Selected as a fellow in the Salzburg Seminar
to Session 336 on "US Presidential Election Process" from May 10-18, 1996,
in Salzburg, Austria, sponsored by Salzburg Seminar authorities and United
States Information Service (USIS), Mumbai.
Selected for the Educational and Cultural Tour
of Iran along with 12 other women, from 14-21 July 2000 sponsored by the
Culture House of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Mumbai.
Recipient of the Sr. Fulbright Fellowship to
pursue post – doctoral research work with affiliation in SUNY-Plattsburgh
and Columbia University, NY, from 1 November 2004 to 30 June 2005.
NATIONAL AND INTERNATIONAL (By Invitation)
"Local Responses to Global Challenges in an
Indian Megacity", at the VIIIth Political Science Congress organised
by the International Political Science Congress, in Quebec City, Canada,
August 1-5, 2000.
"Civil Society Activism in the Age of Globalisation"
at the International Seminar on Globalisation and International Relations,
organised by the Department of Political Science, ICSSR and SAP, University
of Hyderabad, on January 23 & 24, 2001 in Hyderabad.
"Recent Discourses in Political Science: A
Brief Review" in the University Grants Commission (UGC) sanctioned
Political Science Refresher Course, organised by the Department of Civics
and Politics, University of Mumbai, January 21, 2002.
"Urban Governance: Theoretical Conceptualisation",
in a Seminar on Urban Governance: Challenges and Opportunities organised
by the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, March 15,
"Movements and Minority Rights: The American
Experience", at the two-day Workshop for teachers of Political Science,
for a Course on Comparative Government, July 20-21, 2002.
"Changing Sites of Governance: Self-Organising
Networks in Mumbai", at the International Seminar on ‘Civil society:
Strengthening or Transgressing Democracy’ organised by the Centre of Global
Governance, London School of Economics and Politics, UK, January, 7-8,
2003 in New Delhi.
"From Growth to People-Centred Development?
Urban Development in Mumbai", in the seminar organised by the Department
of Geography, University of Mumbai, January 28-29, 2003.
"Individual/Institutional Capacity Building
and Quality of Life: The Need for Development Alternatives", For the
Seminar on Changing Social Institutions and their impact on Quality of
Life, organised by the Indian Association of Social Science Institutions,
Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS) and All India Institute for Local
Self Government (AIILSG), 29-30 April 2003. (Presented in absentia)
"Participatory/Decentralized Governance and
Grassroots Democracy: Problems and Prospect", at the Seminar on "Decentralised
Governance at Grassroots Level in India: Achievements, Problems and Remedial
Measures." April 29-30, 2003. Organised by the Madhya Pradesh Institute
for Social Science Research (MPSSR), Ujjain and United States Educational
Foundation in India (USEFI), Delhi.
"Between privatisation and participation:
Perspectives from Bombay" at a Public Panel Discussion organised by
the Heinrich-Böll-foundation, Berlin, August 6, 2003.
‘Globalisation: Theoretical Interpretation
and Pragmatic Problems" For a Special Lecture Series under the University
Grants Commissions, organised by the Department of Economics, Dr. Babasaheb
Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad, on September 12, 2003.
"Globalisation: Problems and Prospects for
India", UGC Sponsored Refresher Course in Political Science and Public
Administration in Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Aurangabad,
November 19, 2003.
"Democratic Citizenship Rights and Participation:
The Need for a Reinterpretation". Consultative Workshop on "Workers
and the Right to Strike", organised by the Indian Society for Labour
Economics, Institute for Human Development, New Delhi in association with
Indian Council for Social Science Research (Western Region Centre) on December
"Evolution of Civil Society and Available
Alternatives for Urban Communities" Paper presented for a Special Panel
organized by Dalit Solidarity at the World Social Forum, on January 17,
"Understanding Grassroots Democracy and its
Implications for Local Governance" at the Panel organized by Bombay
Urban Industrial League for Development, (BUILD) on January 20, 2004 at
the World Social Forum, Mumbai.
Presented the Final Summary of the Project of
Free University Berlin on Global City Regions as changing sites of governance
at a special roundtable at the International Studies Association Conference,
(ISA) Montreal, Canada, from 17-20 March, 2004. My presentation was the
summary of my work ‘Between Privatisation and Participation: Basic Services
in the Mumbai Metropolitan Region’.
Delivered a lecture on Indian Constitution
to the Graduate Class of Political Science and a Public Lecture on India
Update - A brief Summary at the State University of New York in Plattsburgh
on 23rd March 2004.
Made a presentation on "Mumbai – The Vibrant
City of India" for a group of US Educators visiting India on the Fulbright-Hays
Seminars Abroad Program, organized by the United States Educational Foundation
in India, (USEFI) on 5th July 2004.
"Civil Rights Movement: From Protest to Politics
and Rights to Resources" Dalal S.P (ed.), Indian Contribution to American
Studies, Somaiya Publications, Mumbai, 1992.
"The Local in the Age of Globalisation" New
Quest, No. 131(Special Issue) September-October, 1998.pp 266-272.
Review Article on "Ideas on Civil Society", in
the Economic and Political Weekly, No.46&47, Volume XXXIV, November
"Human Rights in American Foreign Policy: Rhetoric
or Reality?" in P.M Kamath (ed.), Emerging International Order and Foreign
Policy Options for India, Indian Academy of Social Sciences, 1999.
"Revitalisation of Urban Local Governance, with
special reference to the 74th Constitutional Amendment" in Nawaz
Mody and K.Raman (eds.), Revitalisation of Indian Democracy, Mumbai,
Allied Publishers, 2001.
"Role and Relevance of Civil Society Organisations
in Mumbai", Indian Journal of Political Science, (Special Issue
on Civil Society) Vol. 63, Nos. 2 and 3, June-September, 2002, pp. 193-211.
"Individual/Institutional Capacity Building and
Quality of Life: The Need for Development Alternatives", Indian Association
of Social Science Institutions Quarterly, (IASSI), Vol. 21, Nos. 3
and 4, 2003, pp. 208-215
"Democratic Citizenship Rights and Participation:
The Need for a Re-interpretation" Workers and the Right to Strike:
Report on Four Consultations, Indian Society of Labour Economics and Institute
for Human Development, New Delhi, 2004.
"Civil Society Activism in the Age of Globalisation"
in Rajen Harshe, (ed), Interpreting Globalisation: Perspectives in International
Relations, Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), Delhi
and Rawat, Jaipur, 2004.
"Evolution of Civil Society and Available Alternatives
for Urban Communities", in T. K. John (ed), Broken among the Victims,
Centre for Dalit/Subaltern Studies, New Delhi, 2004.
"Between Privatisation and Participation: Basic
Services in Mumbai Metropolitan Region" in Klaus Segbers, Simon Raiser
and Krister Volkmann (Eds), Public Problems – Private Solutions? Globalizing
Cities in the South, Aldershot, UK, Ashgate, 2004
Occasional Paper on Urban Poverty, Vulnerability
and the Emergence of Civil Society Organisations in Mumbai, published
by the Department of Civics and Politics, University of Mumbai, Mumbai,
Forthcoming Publication/Book, Rawat Publishers,
Jaipur, in January/February 2005.
Urban Vulnerability and Urban Poverty,
co-ordinated by Prof. Chandan Sengupta from the Tata Institute of Social
Sciences, Mumbai. My minor project was on "Emergence of Civil Society &
Role of NGOs in Mumbai", 1998.
Participated as Reviewer and Commentatorin
a Civitas Project entitled Framework for Education in Democratic
Citizenship organised by the Centre for Civic Education in Los Angeles,
California, in May 2001.
Completed a project entitled "Empowerment
through participation: A case study of women employed in the informal sector",
University of Mumbai supported research work in July 2003
Completed a collaborative Project of Free University
Berlin, Germany entitled "Global City regions as changing sites of governance"
This project focuses on Berlin, Sao Paulo, Johannesburg, Shanghai and Mumbai
in March 2004. My project work related to (i) Between Privatisation and
Participation: Basic Services in Mumbai Metropolitan Region (ii) Civil
Society and Capacity Building: Role of Civil Society Organisations in Mumbai
Awarded the Sr. Fulbright Fellowship by the United
States Department of State’s Bureau of Education and Cultural Affairs and
the Foreign Fulbright Scholarship Board in Washington, DC for a period
of Eight months, beginning from November 2004 to June 2005. This award
is to pursue my post doctoral research project entitled "State Civil Society
Interface in Urban Development: Civic Engagement and Social Capital.(Comparisons
between Mumbai and New York)
Substantive Democracy and Development
Civil Society and Social Movements
Participation and Community Empowerment