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Local Research Guides

There are a wide variety of areas for independent study available in India, across all academic disciplines. These local research guides are an important part of the student independent study process. This listing highlights some of the guides that ACM India students have worked with in the past, and is only a partial listing of the guides and topics that are available.

Saroj Badgujar

 

Saroj Badgujar

Waste management and sanitation; citizen participation; liaison with government and non-government organizations; research related to environment management; proposal development and documentation; monitoring and evaluation

Swati Chandrashekar

 

Swati Chandrashekar

Nutrition educator; clinical diet plans for diabetes; PCOS (Polycystic Ovary Syndrome); pediatric patients

Anurekha Chari-Wagh

 

Anurekha Chari-Wagh

Sociology and development; labour studies; poverty alleviation and microcredit; gender and development and citizenship rights; popular culture (TV/film); women’s movement in India

Amit Gadre

 

Amit Gadre

Agriculture journalism for TV and print; bio-diversity of crops and indigenous cattle

Ajay Joshi

 

Ajay Joshi 

Any area of print journalism and communication, such as styles of writing, creative writing, reviews, feature writing, cultural reporting, etc.

Shilpa Karvande

 

Shilpa Karvande

Reproductive health; behavioral studies

Deepa Kshire

 

Deepa Kshire

Ayurvedic medicine (treatments, pharmacy, baby care, and dietetics); massage; Panchkarma; Kerala treatments

Medha Kotwal Lele

 

Medha Kotwal Lele

Women’s studies; politics; women’s movements

Shirish Limaye

 

Shirish Limaye

Teaching of commerce subjects

Shrikant Paranjpe

 

Shrikant Paranjpe

Political science; international relations; security studies

Vinita Tatke

 

Vinita Tatke

Evaluations and impact assessments of development projects; disatster relief and rehabilitation; fundraising; communications; volunteer management

Sarita Vaidya

 

Sarita Vaidya

Healthcare by Ayurveda; Panchakarma treatments in Ayurveda; woman health care by Ayurveda; lifestyle (diet, exercise, and stress management)

Arundhati Vishwasrao

 

Arundhati Vishwasrao

Environmental education; teacher education for environment; noise pollution; urban development issues (traffic management, waste management, water); designing literacy programs on environment and urban development issues