Rimple Mehta*

Jadavpur University

Received fellowship: Jadavpur University (PhD), 2010-2013
FR: Jadavpur University (India)
TO: Central European Univ.,Budapest (Hungary)
Current Affiliation: Tata Institute of Social Sciences

Rimple Mehta, PhD, has joined the Tata Institute for Social Sciences as an Assistant Professor from October 2017. She was an Assistant Professor at the School of Women’s Studies, Jadavpur University, from June 2013 to September 2017. She studied Sociology, Social Work and Women’s Studies and has written on gender, borders, sexuality and prisons, especially criminalization of mobility and Bangladeshi women in Indian prisons. Her paper titled "So Many Ways to Love You/Self: Negotiating Love in a Prison" won the 2013 Enloe Award. She has worked with organisations such as Swayam and networks such as Maitree against violence on women in West Bengal, as well as with women prisoners in Mumbai, Kolkata and The Netherlands.

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