Dr Punam Yadav
Inst for Risk & Disaster Reduction
Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences
- Joined UCL
- 9th Apr 2018
Scholar of Gender, Peace and Conflict, contributing to the field of Feminist International Relations, Peace and Conflict Studies, Political Science and Disaster Risk Reduction, I have made outstanding contributions to scholarship in the following four areas: i)theorising social transformation through a gender lens (Yadav 2016); ii) theorising women’s agency in war and post-war contexts (Yadav, 2021); iii) Critical perspective on UN Security Council Resolution 1325 and the WPS Agenda (Yadav 2017, 2021); iv) theorising a feminist vision for transformative change in DRR (Yadav et al., 2021). My other research contributions include theorising feminisation of peace research, women's political representation and continuum of violence.
- London School of Economics and Political Science
- Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), Postgraduate Certificate | 2017
- University of Sydney
- Doctorate, Doctor of Philosophy | 2014
- Other Postgraduate qualification (including professional), Graduate Certificate | 2010
- Asian Institute of Technology
- Other higher degree, Master of Science | 2007
- Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu
- Other higher degree, Master of Education | 2000
Dr Punam Yadav is Associate Professor of Humanitarian Studies and Co-director of the Centre for Gender and Disaster at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction. She is also a Co-Investigator of the UKRI Collective Fund award – GRRIPP Network Plus (2019-2023), the outgoing co-chair of the Feminist and Gender Studies Section (FTGS) of the International Studies Association (ISA) and the General Secretary of the Britain Nepal Academic Council (BNAC). Prior to this, she was a senior Research Fellow in the Centre for Women, Peace and Security and a Teaching Fellow in the Department of Gender Studies at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Dr Yadav completed her PhD from the University of Sydney, Australia. She started her career as a development practitioner in Nepal and worked for over a decade with various International and National NGOs before starting her academic career in 2010.