Dr Punam Yadav
Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies
Inst for Risk & Disaster Reduction
Faculty of Maths & Physical Sciences
- Joined UCL
- 9th Apr 2018
- 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 Co-director of the Centre for Gender and Disaster and Lecturer in Humanitarian Studies at the Institute for Risk and Disaster Reduction. She is also a Co-Investigator for the UKRI Collective Fund award – GRRIPP Network Plus (2019-2023). Dr Yadav coordinates an MSc module, ‘IRDR0016 Gender, Disaster and Conflict’. She will also be coordinating Humanitarian Research Methods module for the new BSc in Global Humanitarian Studies programme.
She joined the IRDR in April 2018. monograph She has a number of publications including her recent article, "Can women benefit from war? Women's agency in conflict and post-conflict contexts", published in the journal of Peace Research and her academic Social Transformation in Post-conflict Nepal: A Gender Perspective, published by Routledge in 2016.
Dr Yadav's research interests include gender, conflict and disaster; gender and development; women, peace and security; impacts of conflict on women including sexual violence; gender and transitional justice; conflict-induced internal displacement, women's reproductive health and rights; sex-selective abortion, and abortion rights.
Dr Yadav is currently accepting PhD candidates. Please contact her directly, if you are interested.