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Deepti Sachdev

Assistant Professor

MA in Social Anthropology, University of Oxford

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Education & Research

Deepti Sachdev’s research interests include urban anthropology and application of psychoanalytic work with socially disadvantaged and marginalized communities in India. She has a Master’s degree in Psychology from University of Delhi and a Master’s degree in Social Anthropology from University of Oxford.


Past Employment

Deepti joined Ambedkar University, Delhi in August 2009. Before that she has taught Psychology at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya and at Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi.




  • 'Yashoda, Kaushalya, Kunti, Sunayana (?!): Re-membering the forgotten mother of daughters in the Hindu family' Paper co-authored with Dr Rachana Johri. Presented at conference M(o)ther Trouble at Birkbeck College, University of London, May 2009.
  • ‘Yoga and Indian Approaches to Psychology as a means to effect change and transformation.’ Paper presented at National Conference on Yoga and Indian Approaches to Psychology, Pondicherry, September 2002.


Professionl Activities/Awards


  • Felix scholarship 2006-2007: Scholarship for pursuing Masters degree at University of Oxford
  • Gold Medal 2003 Awarded for Best Student, MA Psychology, University of Delhi
  • Best Student Award 1998-2001 B.A. Hons. Psychology, University of Delhi


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