- M.A. in Political Science, Gauhati University
- M.Phil "Women as Negotiators of Peace: Study of Five Cases", Center for International Politics, Organization and Disarmament, SIS, JNU
- Ph. D: "Ideologies, Institutions and Women Combatants in the People's War of Nepal" from TISS, Guwahati Campus.
Teaching and research focus on war and conflict studies; women militants and combatants; feminist theory and politics, politics of memory and memorialization; gender and subjectivity,politics of the body and violence.
- 1 year research experience in OKD Institute of Social Change and Development from 1st Sept. 2008 to 31st August 2009