Kavita Sivaramakrishnan, PhD

  • Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences
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Academic Appointments

  • Associate Professor of Sociomedical Sciences

Credentials & Experience

Education & Training

  • St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi
  • BA, St. Stephen's College, University of Delhi BA, Trinity College, University of Cambridge
  • PhD, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Committees, Societies, Councils

Public Health Foundation of India, New Delhi

Editorial Boards

Reviews Editor, Global Public Health Journal

Honors & Awards

Scholars Award, National Science Foundation, 2012

David Bell Research Fellow of Center for Population and Development Studies, Harvard University, 2008-10

Balzan Fellowship, University College, London, 2008


Selected Publications

Sivaramakrishnan, K. Aging and dependence in an independent Indian nation: Migrant families, workers and social experts, forthcoming, in the Journal of Social History.

Kumar, S; Calvo, R.; Avendano, M.; Sivaramakrishnan, K.; Berkman, L. F. Social Support, Volunteering and Health around the World: Cross-National Evidence from 139 Countries Social Science and Medicine 74 696-706. March 2012

Sivaramakrishnan, K. The Return of Epidemics and the Politics of Global-Local health The American Journal of Public Health 101 1032-41. June 2011

Ax, Brimnes, Jensen and Oslund Recasting Disease and Its Environment: Indigenous Medical Practitioners, the Plague, and Politics in Colonial India, Cultivating the Colonies: Colonial States and their Environmental Legacies, Ohio University Press USA 191-213 2011

Sivaramakrishnan, K. The Languages of Science, the Vocabulary of Politics: Challenges to Medical Revival in Punjab Journal for Social History of Medicine 21(3) 521-39 2008

Sivaramakrishnan, K. "Old Potions, New Bottles: Recasting Indigenous Medicine in Colonial Punjab" Wellcome Trust and Orient Longman 2006

Global Health Activities