Dr. Ananya Gogoi

Dr. Ananya Gogoi
Dr. Ananya Gogoi
Assistant Professor



  1. Bachelor’s Degree: 2007, Miranda House, University of Delhi
  2. Master’s Degree: 2009, Department of Sociology, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi
  3. Ph.D.: 2015, Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University. Topic of the Thesis: “Sexual Harassment of Women: A Sociological Study of Girl Students in Colleges of Sivasagar District of Assam”

Professional Experience:

  • Assistant Professor, Departmant of Sociology, Dibrugarh University. Joining Date: 21st February 2011.

Areas of Interest/ Specialization:

  • Sociological Theories, Sociology of Gender, Urban Sociology

Research Interest:

  • Urban Sociology, Sociology of gender, Sociological theories, sociology of education     


  • Survey and Term Paper on Outrum Lines, Kingsway Camp area. Comparative study of the different life styles found in the area: village community, students and other residents 2006-2007.
  • Fieldwork in a Delhi senior secondary school for four months and paper presentation on the basis of the field notes and questionnaire. 2008-2009. The project was under the University of Delhi.


  1. Participated in the UGC sponsored 105th four week orientation Programme organized by the UGC –ASC, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi from 15th July to 14th August, 2013 and obtained grade A


  1. Participated in the UGC sponsored refresher course organized by the UGC-ASC, Jawaharlal Nehru University, new Delhi from 22nd September  2014 to 17th October 2014 and obtained grade A.


  • Cleared National Eligibility Test with Junior Research Fellowship under the norms of  University Grants Commission, 2010
  • Received national scholarship for Center of advance Studies for pursuing M.A. under the University of Delhi. 2007 – 2009
  • Participated in the organization of the International Dialogue on Citizenship Education: Pedagogy, Process, Practice, February 2009 and attended the concluding talk by His Holiness The Dalai Lama.
  • Attended the Delhi International Ethnographic Film festival, November 2008.
  • Attended The Ninth D.T. Lakhdawala Memorial Lecture by Prof. Anthony Giddens on “The nation- state in the global age” presided by Hon’ble Vice-President of India, Shri M. Hamid Ansari.  Organized by the Institute of Social Sciences. 27/10/07
  • Active member of the college National Service Scheme Society of Miranda House, 2004.
  • Active participation in managing college and departmental events

Administrative Assignments:

  • Member of various Departmental and University Committees


  1. Member of the Advisory Committee for the Centre for NET Coaching for SC/ST and Minorities Students under Dibrugarh University
  2. Life Member of the Indian Sociological Society, Membership no. LMI-3198
  3. Worked as a counselor in the counseling programmes held for Previous and Final Year Students in Sociology under the Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University for 2010-2011 and 2011-2012 sessions.
  4. Participated as a Resource Person in developing Multi Media Learning Materials for Programmes Under the Directorate of Distance Education, Dibrugarh University.


Research Publications:

  1. ‘Sexual Harassment and Awareness of Protective Measures Among Girl Students: A Sociological Study in Higher Learning Institutions of Assam’, (co-author) Published in the North Eastern Research Bulletin, Vol-XXII (special Issue) August, 2013. ISSN-0975-8305
  2. ‘Changing attitudes of Missing Youths towards Religion and visualization of future: A sociological study’, (co-author) “North Eastern Research Bulletin” Vol.XXI, December, 2012, ISSN-0975-8305
  3. ‘Politics of Recognition and Ethnic Assertion of Thengal Kacharis in Assam’, (co-author) “North Eastern Research Bulletin” Vol.XX, December, 2011, ISSN-0975-8305

Books and Book Chapters:

  1. ‘Changing Perceptions of the Sacred: An Analysis of the Significance of Turtles in Folk Cultures of Assam’ published in Prof. Girin Phukon (ed) ‘Folk Cultures of Indigenous Communities of North East India’, DVS publications, Guwahati. (2017).
  2. ‘Kiranjyoti Vidyalaya: A Sociological narrative of a Government School’, Published in Ethnographies of Schooling in Inida, (Ed.) Prof. Meenakshi Thapan, SAGE Publications, New Delhi, California, London, Singapore, (2014), ISBN: 978-81-321-1385-0 (HB)
  3. ‘Interrogating ‘Evolution of Womens’ Status’: An holistic Interpretation’, Published in Nari: Otijya Aru Bibartan (Assamese), (ed.) Dr. Mamoni Bora, Purbanchal Prakash, Guwahati, (978-81-7213-251-4
  4. ‘Women and Development Activities: A Sociological Study in Karbi Anglong District of Assam’, (Co-author) Published in- Sustaining Development in North-East India: Emerging Issues, Challenges and Policy Measures, (Ed.) Anupam Hazara, Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi. (2014). (ISBN: 91-5125-024-1. Co-authored.
  5. ‘Human nature, Society & Culture: A Sociological study of social networking among University Students’, (co-author), published in Flash From North–East India’, (Ed.) Dr Seema Verma Borbora and Dr Jyoti Prasad Saikia, Dept. of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, (2013). ISBN 978/93/81784/55/6



  1. Presented a paper titled “Construction of Identity and Process of Self Determination: A Sociological Study of the Thengal Kacharis of Assam” in an International Seminar on ‘Ethnicity, Identity and Literature’, organized by the Department of English , Sibsagar College , Joysagar , held on the 11th , 12th 13th and 14th October 2012.
  2. Presented a paper titled “ Ethnic Assertion , Identity Crisis and Tribal Movement: A Sociological Study of Thengal Kacharis in Assam” in an International Seminar on ‘Resources , Tribes and State’, Organized by the Arunachal Institute of Tribal Studies (AITS) Rajib Gandhi University , Arunachal Pradesh, held on the 13th-15th February , 2012.
  3. Presented a paper titled “Displacement and Social Change: A Study of a Reorganized Fringe Village in the Sivasagar District of Assam” in an International Seminar on ‘River, Society and Sustainable Development’’ organized by Dibrugarh University on the 26th -29th May 2011.


  1. Presented a paper titled ‘Culture, Continuity and Change: A Case Study of Urban Monuments in Sivasagar’, in an ICSSR sponsored National Seminar organized by the Institute of Tai Studies and Research, Moranhat, Assam on the 17th and 18th December 2016.
  2. Presented a paper titled ‘Changing Perceptions of the Sacred and its Implications on Ecology: An Analysis of Religious Symbolism in Folk Culture of North East India’ in a National Seminar on ‘Folk Culture of the Indigenous Communities of North East India and its Future Prospects’ organized by the Institute of Tai Studies and Research, Moranhat, Assam, on 27th and 28th December, 2015.
  3. Presented a paper titled “The Social Construction of Mental Disorder: A theoretical Understanding” in a national seminar, organized by Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University on 23rd March, 2013.
  4. Presented a paper titled “Human Rights and Representation of Women in Print Media: A Comparative Study of Two Daily News Paper in Assam” in a state level seminar on ‘Human Rights and Women: A North East Perspective’ sponsored by the National Commission for women (NCW), organized by the Centre for Women’s Studies, Dibrugarh University, Assam, held on the 7th March 2012.
  5. Presented a paper titled “Human Nature Society and Culture: An Sociological Study of Social Networking Among University Girl Students” in a National Seminar on “Recent  Trends in Social Science, Research in North East India“ organized by the Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University , Assam on the 25th March 2011
  6. Presented a paper titled “Order of things in an Outer- Worldly Ascetic religion” in the National Seminar on ‘Religion, Society and Ecology in North East India’ Organized by the Department of History, Dibrugarh University under UGC Special Assistance Programme (SAP) with partial support from the Indian Council of Historical Research, held on 4th-5th March, 2011.
  7. Presented a paper titled “Menstruation: A study of Practices among Educated tribal girl students in patriarchal society of Assam” in the XXXVII all India Sociological Conference , Organized by Indian Sociological Society (Diamond Jubilee Celebrations in collaboration with the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, School of Social Sciences, JNU held on 11-13th  December, 2011.
  8. Presented a paper titled “Menstruation: Consequent Awareness Dimensions Among Tribal Educated Girl Students In Patriarchal Society (A Sociological Study in Higher Learning Institutions of Assam”, in a national seminar organized by the Centre For Women’s Studies, Dibrugarh University, Sponsored by ICSSR, New Delhi, held on the 7th and 8th October, 2010.
  9. Presented a paper titled “Assertion of Ethnic Identity in the Era of Information Technology with Special Reference to the Tai-Ahom Community of North East India” in a UGC sponsored national seminar on ‘Status of the life of the People of the North Eastern Region in the beginning of the Twenty First Century’, organized by the Department of Political Science, C.K.B. College, Teok, held on 6th and 7th September, 2010.


  1. Participated and acted as a joint coordinator in the ‘Seven Days National Workshop on Research Methodology in Social Sciences’, organized by the Department of Sociology, Dibrugarh University, held from 23rd May to 29th May, 2016.
  2. Participated in an workshop on “Oral History and Visual History” organized by the Centre for Women’s Studies, Dibrugarh University, in collaboration with Sparrow (Sound and Picture Archives for Research on Women), held from 18th June 2015 to 23rd June 2015.
  3. Participated in an ICSSR sponsored National Workshop on Human Rights Education: Challenges in Northest India, organized by the Institute of Tai Studies and Research: Moranhat, Sivasagar, Assam, from 17th December 2014 to 23rd December 2014.
  4. Participated in a 3 day National level work shop on “ Human Rights and Duties” organized by the Department of Political Science , Dibrugarh University on the 10th, 11th, and 12th May, 2014. Sponsored by the UGC
  5. Participated in a National level Workshop sponsored by the UGC, ICSSR & NEC on “Research Methodology and SPSS” organized by the Sivsagar College, Assam on the 28th November to 3rd December 2011.
  6. Acted as a Resource Person  in a one day workshop on “ Communication Skill and Group Discussion” organized by the Digboi Mahila Mahavidyalaya on the 14th September, 2011

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