Ph.D. (Universität Heidelberg)
Research Interests : e-Governance, Public Policy reform, Gender and Development, South Asian politics, Information Communication Technology (ICT) for Development
Bidisha has completed her PhD from the South Asia Institute at the Heidelberg University, Germany in 2012. The title of her doctoral thesis was ‘Hybridising (e) Governance in India: The Interplay of Politics, Technology and Culture’. She received an M.A in Sociology from Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi and a Joint European Masters in Global Studies from University of Leipzig (Germany) and Vienna University (Austria). She has worked in research institutions and developmental organisations in India and abroad. Her research interests include governance, gender and development, ICT for development, policy reform and South Asian politics. Her PhD thesis has recently been published by Routledge, London, under the title E-Governance in India: Interlocking Politics, Technology and Culture. More..