Sarojini Naidu College for Women

Affiliated to West Bengal State University

Govt Sponsored, Estd. 1956, UGC

NAAC Re-accredited with Grade "A" (3rd Cycle)

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Dr. Shailendra Mani Pradhan

Dr. Shailendra Mani Pradhan

Shailendra Mani Pradhan

Dr. Shailendra Mani Pradhan


Assistant Professor
Department of Political Science



Dr. Shailendra M. Pradhan is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Sarojini Naidu College for Women, Kolkata, India. He completed his PhD from the Centre for the Study of Law and Governance, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. His PhD research was focused on the World Bank funded housing reconstruction in the post-Uttarakhand disaster of 2013. Currently, he is working on social and political studies of disasters, peace and violence, politics of sustainable development, and social movements.


Research areas of Dr. Shailendra Mani Pradhan are as follows:

  • Social Studies of Disasters, Peace and Violence, Politics of Sustainable Development, Governance
Currently, Dr. Shailendra Mani Pradhan is teaching the following courses:

Book Chapters

  1. “The Role of Traditional Institution of Governance in Disaster Risk Reduction in Eastern Himalayas.” In: Singh, A. (eds) International Handbook of Disaster Research. Springer, Singapore.
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  1. Scholarship Committee