Jai Shankar Prasad

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Room: Voßstr. 2, Building 4400, Room 006
Tel.: +49 6221 54-8920
Email: jai.prasad@uni-heidelberg.de
Office Hours: upon arrangement 


PhD candidate and part of Global India programme of the European Training Network

Current research involvement
PhD title: 'Revisiting the State: Politics, Development, and Tribal Welfare in Jharkhand, India' under the supervision of Professor Rahul Mukherji

Research Fields / Interests
State and Redistributive Politics; Public Policy and Governance, Development and Social Welfare of Indigenous Peoples; Higher Education and Society



  • M.Phil (Zakir Husain Centre for Educational Studies, JNU, New Delhi): Dissertation: Changing role of the Indian state in higher education policy with special reference to liberalization in India
  • MA Sociology (Center for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, New Delhi)



  • Senior Commissioning Editor, Politics and Sociology, Oxford University Press, Global Academic Publishing, India (2010-2017)
  • Development Editor, Humanities and Social Sciences Textbooks, Pearson India (2006-2010) 
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