Sania Mariam pursued History from Indraprastha College for Women, Delhi University. Thereafter she post- graduated in Social Work, specializing in Criminology & Justice from Tata Institute of Social Sciences,Mumbai. She has extensively worked on citizenship and rights based issues of minority women and the Indian juvenile Justice System during the course of her fieldwork. Her Master’s research thesis is an exploratory study on Alternative Dispute Resolution Processes and bodies. She is a recipient of NET-JRF scholarship. After post graduation, she has worked with a policy think tank, engaging with policy-makers, elected representatives, civil society organisations to foster a data driven people-centric public policy framework in the state of Jharkhand. Currently she is working on the project titled ” Representative democracy in India: The making, breaking and fulfillment of campaign promises” as a part of IITB-Monash joint PhD programme . Her interest includes Politics, Religious Studies and Slam poetry.
Link to student’s project: HSS0763