Dr. Maitreyee Sharma

Assistant Professor, Department of Anthropology
  • Phone No. - 9864088529
  • Department of Anthropology
  • Designation - Assistant Professor

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree : B.Sc. in Anthropology (Cotton College)
  2. Master’s Degree : M.Sc. in Physical Anthropology (Gauhati University)
  3. Ph.D.: Awarded (Gauhati University)
  4. Other: NET, SLET

Professional Experience:

  • Lecturer in Centre for Women’s Studies (2009-2011)
  • Assistant Professor in the department of Anthropology (on contract) (2011-2012)
  • Assistant Professor in the department of Anthropology (regular) (2013 onwards)

Area of Interests: Molecular Anthropology, Human Evolution, Human Ecology, Feminist Anthropology

Research Projects Completed

  • UGC Minor Research Project 

 

Publications

BOOK EDITED (SEMINAR PROCEEDINGS):

  1.  'ANTHROPOLOGICAL AURORA OF NORTH EAST INDIA', 2017 (with Dr. Arifur Zaman), Adhyayan Publications, New Delhi.

Research Publications:

  1. ‘A Study on the Dynamics of Postpartum Amenorrhoea in a Minyong Society Using Cox’s Proportional Hazards Analysis’. 2019. South Asian Anthropologist, (19). 0257-7348.
  2. ‘Reproductive Correlates of Natural Age at Menopause: A Study on the Minyong of Arunachal Pradesh’. 2019. The Oriental Anthropologist. 19(1) 102–111. DOI:  10.1177/0972558X19835386.
  3. ‘Body Composition Characteristics in Pre- and Post-Menopausal Tai-Ahom Women’. 2019. Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University. 2230-9527.
  4. ‘Menarche and the pattern of menstrual cycle among two linguistically cognate tribes of North East India’.2018. Human Biology Review. 7(1).2277 – 4424.
  5. The Population Structures of the Mishings and the Minyongs: A Cross-Sectional Analysis. 2017. Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University. 45.  0976- 2264.
  6. ‘Estimation of Natural Selection from Age Specific fertility’.2016. Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University. 44.  0976- 2264.
  7. Infant Morbidity and Infant Death among Two Linguistically Cognate Tribes of North-East India (2016) in Indian Journal of Research in Anthropology, Vol. 2 (1), 2454-9118.
  8. Estimation of Natural Selection from Age Specific Fertility (2015) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University; Vol. 43. 0976-2264.
  9. Continuity and Change of certain culturally coded survival strategies of the Misings of Brahmaputra river valley of Assam (2015) in Journal of Human Ecology; vol. 49 (1&2). 0970-9274.
  10. Apong: A traditional beverage of the Minyong tribe of Arunachal Pradesh (2014) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University; Vol.42. 0976-2264.
  11. Socio-cultural reproductive beliefs and practices of the Minyongs of Arunachal Pradesh: Some Observations (2013) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University; Vol. 41. 0976-2264.
  12. Measuring opportunity for natural selection: Adaptation among two linguistically cognate tribes inhabiting two eco-situations of North-East India (2013) Indian Journal of Human Genetics; Vol. 19. 0971-6866.
  13. Opportunity for Natural Selection in Mising Population: A Spatial Analysis (Joint with Prof. B. Choudhury) (2013) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University; 2230-9527.
  14. Opportunity for Natural Selection among the Kacharis of Assam: A Case-Study (Joint with Dr. D. Dutta Das) (2013) in Man and Life; Vol. 39 (3&4).0972-4109.
  15. Measuring Opportunity for Natural Selection among the Minyongs of West Siang Division of Arunachal Pradesh (2012) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University; Vol. 40. 0976-2264.
  16. The Minyong Women of Arunachal Pradesh: Menarche and the Pattern of Menstruation (2012) in Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature, Vol. 1. 2277-842X.
  17. Son Preference, New Reproductive Technologies and Human Rights Violation: A Case Study (2011) in Human Rights and Democracy, Vol. 6. 2231-1718.
  18. Impact of Gender Preference on Fertility Behaviour: A Study (2012) in Journal of Women’s Studies: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol. 3. 2231-6485.
  19. Male Involvement in Family Planning among the Karbis of Assam (2010) in Man and Life; Vol. 37 (3&4).0972-4109.
  20. Cultural Adaptation and Opportunity for Natural Selection among the Misings of Majuli, Assam (2011) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University, Vol. 39. 0976-2264.
  21. Culture and Career of Women: An Indian Experience (2009) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University, Vol. 37. 0976-2264.

 

Book Chapters

  1. ‘Fertility across Generations:A Study of the Minyong Mothers and Daughters’ in Spectrum of Anthropological Perspectives of Northeast India, edited by Sarthak Sengupta and Juri Borah (2019), Gyan Publising House, New Delhi.
  2. ‘An Emic Perspective on Health and Sickness: The Minyongs’ in Indigenous Health Practices among the People of North East India, edited by Sarthak Sengupta (2018), Kalpaz Publications, New Delhi.
  3. ‘Conflict: human evolution, expansion and extinction’ in Gender, Peace and Development in North-East India, edited by Dr. Daisy B. Talukdar (2012), DVS Publications, Guwahati.
  4. ‘Status of Women and Fertility in the Minyong Society: An Interface’ in gender issues in North-East India: bridging the gap, edited by Dr. Sailen Dutta Das & Rubul Patgiri (2014), Authorpress Publications.
  5. A Study on Some Aspects Of Demography And Selection Intensity Between Two Scheduled Tribes Of Assam in Tribal India's Traditional Wisdom and Indigenous Resource Management edited by G.Behera & K.Jose (2014).
  6. GENDER ISSUES IN FAMILY PLANNING: A MICROSTUDY’ in CONTEMPORARY INDIAN SOCIETY, Edited by J.P.Saikia and Sweeta Prasad (2016), Concept publications, New Delhi. 
  7. Human bio-cultural Adaptation: An Appraisal in Reflections , edited by Dr. Prasenjit Das (2017), Guwahati .
Profile

Profile

Education:

  1. Bachelor’s Degree : B.Sc. in Anthropology (Cotton College)
  2. Master’s Degree : M.Sc. in Physical Anthropology (Gauhati University)
  3. Ph.D.: Awarded (Gauhati University)
  4. Other: NET, SLET

Professional Experience:

  • Lecturer in Centre for Women’s Studies (2009-2011)
  • Assistant Professor in the department of Anthropology (on contract) (2011-2012)
  • Assistant Professor in the department of Anthropology (regular) (2013 onwards)

Area of Interests: Molecular Anthropology, Human Evolution, Human Ecology, Feminist Anthropology

Research Projects Completed

  • UGC Minor Research Project 

 

Publications

Publications

 

BOOK EDITED (SEMINAR PROCEEDINGS):

  1.  'ANTHROPOLOGICAL AURORA OF NORTH EAST INDIA', 2017 (with Dr. Arifur Zaman), Adhyayan Publications, New Delhi.

Research Publications:

  1. ‘A Study on the Dynamics of Postpartum Amenorrhoea in a Minyong Society Using Cox’s Proportional Hazards Analysis’. 2019. South Asian Anthropologist, (19). 0257-7348.
  2. ‘Reproductive Correlates of Natural Age at Menopause: A Study on the Minyong of Arunachal Pradesh’. 2019. The Oriental Anthropologist. 19(1) 102–111. DOI:  10.1177/0972558X19835386.
  3. ‘Body Composition Characteristics in Pre- and Post-Menopausal Tai-Ahom Women’. 2019. Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University. 2230-9527.
  4. ‘Menarche and the pattern of menstrual cycle among two linguistically cognate tribes of North East India’.2018. Human Biology Review. 7(1).2277 – 4424.
  5. The Population Structures of the Mishings and the Minyongs: A Cross-Sectional Analysis. 2017. Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University. 45.  0976- 2264.
  6. ‘Estimation of Natural Selection from Age Specific fertility’.2016. Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University. 44.  0976- 2264.
  7. Infant Morbidity and Infant Death among Two Linguistically Cognate Tribes of North-East India (2016) in Indian Journal of Research in Anthropology, Vol. 2 (1), 2454-9118.
  8. Estimation of Natural Selection from Age Specific Fertility (2015) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University; Vol. 43. 0976-2264.
  9. Continuity and Change of certain culturally coded survival strategies of the Misings of Brahmaputra river valley of Assam (2015) in Journal of Human Ecology; vol. 49 (1&2). 0970-9274.
  10. Apong: A traditional beverage of the Minyong tribe of Arunachal Pradesh (2014) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University; Vol.42. 0976-2264.
  11. Socio-cultural reproductive beliefs and practices of the Minyongs of Arunachal Pradesh: Some Observations (2013) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University; Vol. 41. 0976-2264.
  12. Measuring opportunity for natural selection: Adaptation among two linguistically cognate tribes inhabiting two eco-situations of North-East India (2013) Indian Journal of Human Genetics; Vol. 19. 0971-6866.
  13. Opportunity for Natural Selection in Mising Population: A Spatial Analysis (Joint with Prof. B. Choudhury) (2013) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology, Gauhati University; 2230-9527.
  14. Opportunity for Natural Selection among the Kacharis of Assam: A Case-Study (Joint with Dr. D. Dutta Das) (2013) in Man and Life; Vol. 39 (3&4).0972-4109.
  15. Measuring Opportunity for Natural Selection among the Minyongs of West Siang Division of Arunachal Pradesh (2012) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University; Vol. 40. 0976-2264.
  16. The Minyong Women of Arunachal Pradesh: Menarche and the Pattern of Menstruation (2012) in Journal of Social Sciences, Humanities and Literature, Vol. 1. 2277-842X.
  17. Son Preference, New Reproductive Technologies and Human Rights Violation: A Case Study (2011) in Human Rights and Democracy, Vol. 6. 2231-1718.
  18. Impact of Gender Preference on Fertility Behaviour: A Study (2012) in Journal of Women’s Studies: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol. 3. 2231-6485.
  19. Male Involvement in Family Planning among the Karbis of Assam (2010) in Man and Life; Vol. 37 (3&4).0972-4109.
  20. Cultural Adaptation and Opportunity for Natural Selection among the Misings of Majuli, Assam (2011) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University, Vol. 39. 0976-2264.
  21. Culture and Career of Women: An Indian Experience (2009) in Bulletin of the Department of Anthropology: Dibrugarh University, Vol. 37. 0976-2264.

 

Book Chapters

  1. ‘Fertility across Generations:A Study of the Minyong Mothers and Daughters’ in Spectrum of Anthropological Perspectives of Northeast India, edited by Sarthak Sengupta and Juri Borah (2019), Gyan Publising House, New Delhi.
  2. ‘An Emic Perspective on Health and Sickness: The Minyongs’ in Indigenous Health Practices among the People of North East India, edited by Sarthak Sengupta (2018), Kalpaz Publications, New Delhi.
  3. ‘Conflict: human evolution, expansion and extinction’ in Gender, Peace and Development in North-East India, edited by Dr. Daisy B. Talukdar (2012), DVS Publications, Guwahati.
  4. ‘Status of Women and Fertility in the Minyong Society: An Interface’ in gender issues in North-East India: bridging the gap, edited by Dr. Sailen Dutta Das & Rubul Patgiri (2014), Authorpress Publications.
  5. A Study on Some Aspects Of Demography And Selection Intensity Between Two Scheduled Tribes Of Assam in Tribal India's Traditional Wisdom and Indigenous Resource Management edited by G.Behera & K.Jose (2014).
  6. GENDER ISSUES IN FAMILY PLANNING: A MICROSTUDY’ in CONTEMPORARY INDIAN SOCIETY, Edited by J.P.Saikia and Sweeta Prasad (2016), Concept publications, New Delhi. 
  7. Human bio-cultural Adaptation: An Appraisal in Reflections , edited by Dr. Prasenjit Das (2017), Guwahati .
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