Dr Oinam Hemlata Devi, received her M Sc (Social Anthropology) and PhD Degree from the University of Delhi. Her doctoral dissertation dealt with the ecological, cultural and health issues of communities in Manipur, India. She also has a PG Diploma in Environmental Law & Management from the Indian Law Institute, Delhi.
Dr Oinam Hemlata Devi taught at the Department of Anthropology, Delhi University as an Assistant Professor (2008 – 2009) dealing with subject areas such as Anthropological Theories; Social Institutions; Human Ecology: Socio-cultural Dimensions; Kinship, Family and Marriage; Transformations of Tribal Societies in India and Material Culture.
She has been a part of many field works in the state of Himachal Pradesh and Manipur in the course of her research and teaching career. Her research interests are Health studies, ethnographic studies, Indigenous knowledge Systems, Environmental issues.
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