Nibedita Nath (Author)
Dr. (Mrs.) Nibedita Nath (M.A., M. Phil, Ph.D., NET) is a social anthropologist. Presently, she is a guest faculty in the Post Graduate Department of Anthropology and Social Work of Sambalpur University, Orissa. She was the recipient of OSANY AWARD for being the best graduate of humanities of Sambalpur University in the year 1999. She received gold medal in 2001 for being first class first in Anthropology at post graduation level. She was availing centrally administered doctoral fellowship by Indian Council of Social Science Research (ICSSR), New Delhi during 2004-2006. She has worked in projects funded by Win Rock International India supported by Ford Foundation and WHO/UNDP/World Bank. Dr. Nath has presented here research findings in many national and international conferences. She has to her credit visited Europe in June, 2005 for paper presentation in the international conference Childhoods 2005 held at University of Oslo, Norway. She has published around a dozen of papers in journals and edited books both at national and international levels. She is the associate editor of the sixth volume of the book Contemporary Society: Tribal Studies jointly edited by Prof. Deepak Kumar Behera and Prof. Georg Pfeffer and published by Concept Publishing Company, New Delhi. She is a member of the Commission of Children Youth and Childhood of IUAES and Centre for the Study of Childhood and Youth, Sheffield.