Nutan Maurya

Post Doc Fellow, Centre for Environment and Development, ATREE


Cultural studies, social environmentalism, environmental communication, gender, health and climate change and globalization with particular emphasis on understanding the cultural aspects of water, sanitation and gender.


  • PhD in Social Anthropology, Delhi University (Feb, 2011)
    - Dissertation title: An anthropological study of Prayag: Pilgrims, religious practices and environmental pollution at a sacred place
  • MPhil (Social Anthropology), Delhi University, 2004
  • MSc (Anthropology), Allahabad University 1999
  • BSc (Botany, Zoology & Chemistry), Allahabad University1997


Indian Council of Medical Research, JRF-SRF, 2005-09



  • Maurya, N. 2011. Religion, ecology and environmentalism in ‘Manaviki’ vol.-II, No.-II, Jan-Jun 2011. Pg. No. 158-162. (ISSN. 0975—7880)
  • Maurya, N. As a member of the Prayag Magh Mela Research Group. 2007a. ‘Living the magha mela at Pryag: Collective identity, collective experience and the impact of participation in a mass event’. Psychological Studies, National Academy Of Psychology, India, vol. 52, no.4, 293-301.
  • Maurya, N. As a member of the Prayag Magh Mela Research Group. 2007b. ‘Revisiting research practice in India’. Psychological Studies, National Academy of Psychology, India, vol. 52, no.4, 302-310.
  • Maurya, N. As a member of The Prayag Magh Mela Research Group. 2007c. ‘Experiencing the magh mela at Prayag: Crowds, categories and social relations’. Psychological Studies, National Academy of Psychology, India, vol. 52, no.4 311-319.

Course Material, Book and Book Chapter

  • Maurya, N. 2015. Development, displacement and health: Tribal women's sufferings from diseases of development. In Das K.N.(Edited) 'Health and tribes in India challenges and opportunities' published by Sarup Book publishers (P) Ltd., The ISBN is 978-81-7625-983-5.
  • Maurya, N. 2012. Khanabadosh avam adivasi stri ke prashn, Unit for distance learning course- PG Diploma in Women Studies, Mahatma Gandhi Hindi Vishwavidyalaya, Wardha
  • Maurya, N. 2011. Translated Anthony Giddens’s book ‘New rules of sociological method: a positive critique of interpretative sociologies’ into Hindi as Samajshastriya Paddhatiyon ke naye niyam published by Granth Shilpi Publication, Delhi. ISBN 978-81-7917-118-9.


  • Maurya, N. 2010. Makers of Modern India, (Ed) Ramachandra Guha, Penguin Viking Publication, New Delhi, 2010. Published in Sahara Times (Weekly), Nov.20, Page-60
  • Maurya, N. 2008. Dalits In Contemporary India, Vol. I. Discrimination And Discontent’, (Ed.) Nandu Ram, Siddhant Publication, New Delhi. Published in Indian Anthropologist. Vol.38, July-Dec 2008, number 2.
  • Maurya, N. 2006. Empowerment of Women and Rural development by Dr. Y. Indira Kumari & Dr. B. Sambasiva Rao. Published in ‘The Oriental Anthropologist’, a Bi-Annual International Journal of the Science of Man. Vol.6.
  • Maurya, N. 2005. Tribal Dance And Songs, By S.G. Deogaonkar & Shailaja S. Deogaonkar; published in ‘The Oriental Anthropologist’, a bi-annual international journal of the science of man.vol.5, number 1.


  • Maurya, N. 2014. Science, Society and Risk in the Anthropocene. Economic and Political Weekly. 49(41)
  • Maurya, N. 2014. Vikas ki avdharna aur janjatiyon ka swasthya (Concept of development and tribal health) Yojana (Hindi), A journal of Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, GoI, Jan 2014 (pg. 38-41).
  • Maurya, N. Adivasi striyan aur vidroh (in Hindi); Samakaleen Janamat, A socio-cultural magazine. May 2006, vol.2.
  • Maurya, N. 2003. Adivasi samaj main dharma (in Hindi); Samakaleen Janamat, A socio-cultural magazine, September 2003. Vol.2-3.


Life Member, Indian Anthropological Association


English and Hindi