Received fellowship: Jadavpur University (PhD), 2010-2013
FR: Jadavpur University (India)
TO: Central European Univ.,Budapest (Hungary)
Current Affiliation: Western Sydney University
Rimple Mehta, PhD, is a Lecturer at the School of Social Sciences, Western Sydney University. She has previously worked at the School of Social Work, Tata Institute for Social Sciences, Mumbai and School of Women's Studies, Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Her research and field engagements broadly focus on women in prison, refugee women, and human trafficking. She engages with questions of borders, citizenship and criminology of mobility. Her paper titled "So Many Ways to Love You/Self: Negotiating Love in a Prison" won the 2013 Enloe Award and was published in the International Journal of Feminist Politics. Her monograph titled "Women, Mobility and Incarceration: Love and Recasting of Self across the Bangladesh-India Border" was published by Routledge in 2018. Her latest co-edited volume is titled “Women, Incarcerated: Narratives from India”. She has worked with women in prisons in Mumbai, Kolkata, Sydney and in detention centres in The Netherlands.
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