Deepti Sachdev’s research interests include urban anthropology and application of psychoanalytic work with socially disadvantaged and marginalized communities in India. She is also interested in exploring ways in which education is used in emancipatory ways or as a tool of social control. She has completed her education from University of Oxford, and from Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi. She has been trained in psychoanalytic theory and practice and social anthropology.
Deepti has taught at Lady Shri Ram college for Women at University of Delhi, before joining Ambedkar University Delhi in 2009. She also had a brief stint teaching Psychology at Sardar Patel Vidyalaya which she enjoyed thoroughly. She is also interested in Psychoanalytic therapy.