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I am researcher & demographer employed as Technical Assistant (since August 1987) with the Population Education Resource Centre (PERC), Department of Continuing and Adult Education and Extension Work, S. N. D. T. Women's University (SNDTWU, http://sndt.ac.in/) located at Mumbai in India. I underwent training in demography from the IIPS, Mumbai, India (http://www.iipsindia.org/) & acquired Ph. D. in 1999. Also, I completed Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education & HRD, and Certificate Course in Hospital & Health Care Management. My subject areas of interest / research include: population & development education, issues pertaining to population-development linkages, education for sustainable development, adult & continuing education/non-formal/extension education, etc. Responsibility at the PERC, SNDTWU is assistance in: (a) research studies, (b) training/ orientation for various levels of personnel, (c) curriculum development, (d) material production / publication, (e) monitoring/ evaluation, and (f) other extension program on population education & allied subjects. My work experience includes (a) helping PERC in research studies, material preparation, data collection, documentation & dissemination, preparing reports, organizing training/orientation programs/workshops, monitoring & evaluation of population education programs, and curriculum design; (b) publications (articles, technical papers, etc.); (c) contribution of papers in national and international seminars/ conferences; documentation and dissemination of population information; (d) review of papers for national and international journals (in the capacity of reviewer / editor); (e) review of conference sessions; (f) preparation of educational materials (print version) for other organizations, (g) assistance in preparing evaluation tool; (h) assistance in evaluation of Ph. D. theses, dissertations & projects reports; (i) editing and proofreading of book, book chapters, etc.; & (j) mentoring students in their studies & counseling students & parents in career planning matters during informal interactions – both at workplace and outside. I am Reviewer/Editorial Board Member for 50 international journals. I have also reviewed papers for 12 international conference sessions, including EURAM 2014 Conference (4-7 June 2014, University of Valencia, http://site.aace.org). I have authored (some co-authored) 5 research studies (published by SNDTWU); 32 papers for national conferences & 11 papers for international conferences; 5 handbooks/booklets (published by the SNDTWU); 5 books, & 11 book chapters. In addition, I have 32 articles published in national journals and 22 in international journals, besides 2 monographs. I was awarded Government of India fellowship at the IIPS & travel scholarship for sharing my research views at international conferences and summits held in Pakistan, Tanzania, Sweden, USA, Tajikistan, Australia, & Philippines. I am Advisory Board Member of the American Academic & Scholarly Research Center (http://aasrc.org/?page_id=38) and Reviewer-cum-International Advisory Board Member for the AASRC 2013 International Conference-Beirut, Lebanon (http://aasrc.org/conference/? page_id=803). I can be reached at: Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Skype: mishra5959 | Tel.: +91-022-22066892 (O) +91-022-28090363 (R) +09224380445 (M).
Dr. Santosh Kumar Mishra, Technical Assistant, Population Education Resource Centre, Department of Continuing and Adult Education and Extension Work, S. N. D. T. Women's University, 1, Nathibai Thackerey Road
+91-022-22066892 (O) +91-022-28090363 (R) +09224380445 (M)
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I am researcher & demographer employed as Technical Assistant (since August 1987) with the Population Education Resource Centre (PERC), Department of Continuing and Adult Education and Extension Work, S. N. D. T. Women's University (SNDTWU, http://sndt.ac.in/) located at Mumbai in India. I underwent training in demography from the IIPS, Mumbai, India (http://www.iipsindia.org/) & acquired Ph. D. in 1999. Also, I completed Diploma in Adult and Continuing Education & HRD, and Certificate Course in Hospital & Health Care Management. My subject areas of interest / research include: population & development education, and issues pertaining to women’s development. The SNDTWU, being women’s university, focuses on empowerment of girl students through formal and non-formal education. The PERC has undertaken several initiatives (I am part of) in this regards. Such initiatives include: seminars, training/retraining programs, workshops, community level awareness efforts, and college level campaigns for girl students population. In addition, I have extensively researched into gender issues though my publication efforts. Till date, I have authored following papers on subject areas related to Women’s Empowerment Principles (WEPs): Part-1: National Conference (in India) Papers: 1. Status of Women in India: Demographic Perspective/Conference on Empowerment on Women: Demographic Perspective, SNDTWU, Mumbai, December 26-31, 1988/IUACE, New Delhi. 2. Health Care for Mother and Child: Significant Factors (Co-authored)/Seminar on Responsible Parenthood, Consumer Guidance Society of India, Mumbai, India. 3. Sexual Abuse of Women: Some Perspective (Co-authored)/ Workshop on Sexual Abuse of Women – Its Perspective and Therapy, SNDTWU, Mumbai, February 3, 1992/Department of Continuing & Adult education & Extension Work, S. N. D. T. Women’s University, Mumbai. 4. HIV/ AIDS and Reproductive Health-Issues for Women (Co-authored)/National Seminar on “Empowerment of Women and Prevention of STD and HIV Infection”, Tirupati, March 28- 9, 2000/ Department of Population Studies, SV University, Tirupati. 5. Identifying Priority Areas for Development of Rural Women in the 21st Century (Background paper)/Workshop on “Needs and Priorities for Empowerment of Rural Women in the New Millennium”, Tirupati, March 29-30, 2000/PERC, Department of Adult and Continuing Education, SV University, Tirupati. 6. Women and Sex Trade-Prevalence, Reasons and Preventive Measures (Co-authored)/National Seminar on “Socially Sanctioned Gender Violence with Special Focus on Customary Prostitution”, Tirupati, November 29-30, 2001/Department of Anthropology, SV University, Tirupati. 7. Career Guidance for Equal Educational Opportunities (Co-authored/ UGC National Seminar on “Strategies for the involvement of Adult Education in Student Counselling and Career Guidance”, Visakhapatnam, 7th and 8th December, 2006/ Department of Adult & Continuing Education, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. 8. Movement for Infant Mortality Reduction in North Carolina/XXXI Indian Science Congress on Focal Theme “Peoples’ Struggles and Movements for Equitable Society”, Mumbai, December 27-31, 2007/IASS & SNDTWU, Mumbai. 9. Application of Information and Communication Technology for Gender Empowerment and Sustainable Poverty Alleviation-Case Study from Nigeria (Co-authored)/7th All India People’s Technology Congress/Science City, Kolkata, February 6-7, 2009/ FOSET, Kolkata. Part-2: International National Conference (Abroad) Papers: 1. Management of Adolescent Reproductive and Sexual Health Program: Interventions Required/International Conference on Adolescent Reproductive Health: Evidence & Program Implications for South Asia, Mumbai, Nov.1-4, 2000/IRR. Part-3: Booklets/Handbooks/Teaching-Learning Materials published by Population Education Resource Centre, Department of Continuing and Adult Education and Extension Work, S. N. D. T. Women's University: (Title/Year of publication/Remarks, if any): 1. Population Education Handbook for College Students (Part-I)/ (Co-authored) / 1991/ Instructional book for college students about the scheme of population education at the college level, implemented through Population Education Club). 2. Booklet on Demography for College Students (Part-II) (Co-authored)/ 1992/ Instructional book for college students about the study of population and demography. 3. Annotated Bibliography on Population Education Studies (Co-authored)/January, 2000/Compilation of research studies on population education related topics completed by the students of SNDTWU as a part of various courses (e. g., B. Sc. in Nursing, M. Phil., Ph. D., etc.). Part-4: Books: (Title of the Book/Publisher/Year of publication): 1. Population Education (Prepared on population education for students doing B.A. through correspondence)/Dept. of Correspondence Courses & Distance Education, SNDTWU, Santacruz, Mumbai, India/1989. 2. Developmental and Educational Communication (Co-authored), Elite Academy, Mumbai, India/2003. 3. Home Science Extension Education (Co-authored), Elite Academy, Mumbai, India /2003. 4. Non-Formal Education and Extension Education (Co-authored), Elite Academy, Mumbai, India. Part-5: Books Chapters (Chapter Title/Book Title/Publisher/Year of publication/ISBN-ISSN No.): 1. Empowerment of Women Through Extension Education/Education and Women’s Empowerment/AIU, New Delhi, India /1999/IISBN No.: 81-7520-042-1. 2. Women, Family Planning and Reproductive Health (Co-authored)/Indian Society: Continuity Change & Development/Commonwealth Publishers, New Delhi, India/2002/ISBN No.: 8171696937. Part-6: Journal Articles/Papers (Title of the Article & if co-authored)/Issue & Number/Month & Year/Name of the Journal/Publisher/ISBN – ISSN No.): A. National Journals: 1. Empowerment of Women Through Extension Education/Vol. XXIV, No. 21/May 27, 1991/University News/AAU, New Delhi. Note: Article republished in: (a) Kakatiya Journal of Distance Education–In Search of an Alternative Perspective/Vol. 1, No.1/January 1992/Journal published by School of Distance Learning & Continuing Education, Kakatiya University, Warangal, India; (b) Souvenir/ 1995/ Souvenir published in 1995 by SNDTW to commemorate 25 years of NSS; & (c) Education for Empowerment of Women (Chapter contributed to the book entitled: Education & Women’s Empowerment)/1999/AIU, New Delhi ISBN No.: 81-7520-042-1. 2. Taking Family Planning to the Masses/Vol. 22, Number 3/ Sept. 1992/ Social Change-Issues and Perspectives/Council for Social Development, New Delhi. 3. Adolescent Sexual Health and Role of Sex Education (Co-authored)/Vol. 5/June, 2001/News Bulletin/ Regional Documentation Centre, SRC, Hyderabad, A. P., India. 4. Experiments in University-ZEE Education Academic Linkage for promoting Continuing Education (Co-authored)/Vol. XXXII, No.1, Jan.-March, 2002/New Frontiers in Education: International Journal of Education/ NFE Trust ISSN: 0972-1231. 5. Management of Non-Formal education Program in the Philippines (Co-authored)/Vol. 19, No. 2, April 2003/Perspectives in Education/ Society for Educational Research & Development, Baroda ISSN 09701575. 6. Empowerment of Women – Reflections from the Asia and the Pacific/Vol. 18, March, 2009/Population & Development Education-News Bulletin/Regional Documentation Centre, SRC, Hyderabad, India. Part-7: International Journals: 1. Environmental Concerns in Asia-Pacific Region (Co-authored)/Vol.8, No. 2, Dec., 2008/Asia-Pacific Social Science Review/DLS University, Philippines (Posted on: http://www.philjol.info/index.php/APSSR/article/view/787) ISSN: 01198386. 2. Policy Goals Pertaining to Gender Equity in Universities and Colleges (in publication entitled Women’s Studies Program Administrators’ Handbook, National Women’s Studies Association, USA /New Edition, 2006 (Posted on: http://www.nwsa.org/files/WSHandbook2006.pdf). 3. Rural Women Entrepreneurs in Latin America and the Caribbean (Co-authored)/Vol. 19, No.: 1, April, 2012/International Journal of Rural Studies (Posted on: http://www.vri-online.org.uk/ijrs/index.php) ISSN: 1023–2001. 4. Innovations in Public-Private Partnerships for Imparting Education and Skills Training: Experiences from the Caribbean Countries (Co-authored)/Vol. 34, Nos. 1&2/April-Sept. 2012/Caribbean Jr. of Ed., University of West Indies, Jamaica. 5. Development of Rural Women Micro-Entrepreneurs-Case Studies from Latin America and the Caribbean (Co-authored)/International Journal of Rural Studies/Vol.19, No.1, April, 2012/(Posted on: http://www.vri-online.org.uk/ijrs/April2012/Development%20of%20Rural %20Women%20Micro-Entrepreneurs%20in%20Latin%20America %20and%20the%20Caribbean.pdf) ISSN: 1023–2001. 6. A Review of the State of Public-Private Partnerships in Education in Caribbean Countries (Co-authored)/ Vol. 34, Nos. 1 & 2, Sept. 2012/Caribbean Journal of Education, School of Ed., University of West Indies ISSN: 0376 7701. 7. An Insight into Access to Fertility Treatment by Gays, Lesbians, and Unmarried Persons-Changing Nature of Reproduction and Family/International Journal of Reproduction, Fertility and Sexual Health (SciDoc Publishers, Delaware, USA/ 1(3), 1-6, 2014 (Posted on: http://www.scidoc.org/IJRFSH-01-301.php). 8. Engagements In Family Farming Through ICTs/Opinion Nigeria: Addressing Today’s Tropical Issues/October 9, 2014/ (Posted on: http://www.opinionnigeria.com/engagements-in-family-farming-through-icts-by-dr-santosh-kumar-mishra/). 9. Gender Issues and Migration Patterns in East and South-East Asia/ Ibadan Journal of Gender Studies, Vol. I Nos. 1&2 (2014/2015)/Gender Mainstreaming Office, University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. Part-8: Participation in E-Discussion / Online Discussion: 1. Draft General Comment on Article 12 - on Equal Recognition before the Law (Submitted on January 17, 2014) (Posted on: http://www.google.co.in/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=11&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=0CBsQFjAAOAo&url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.ohchr.org%2FDocuments%2FHRBodies%2FCRPD%2FGC%2FSantoshKumarMishraArt12.doc&ei=4hQlVMu3G8yB8QXp3IGQBw&usg=AFQjCNHnBxnBNAuqZ754apVUGAVL0DMGbg). 2. Women’s Empowerment in Agriculture-What Role for Food Security in Bangladesh? [IFPRI Discussion Paper 01297, Oct. 2013, International Food Policy Research Institute, Bangladesh] (Submitted on Jan. 30, 2014. 3. Online discussion: Focusing on Rural Women in a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Framework (Submitted on February 6, 2014) (http://www.fao.org/fsnforum/forum/discussions/rural-women-SDG) for side-event [to be hosted by: FAO, IFAD, & WFP] focusing on rural women in an SDG Framework at the Eighth session of the Open Working Group on Sustainable Development Goals. 4. Online discussion: Focusing on Rural Women in a Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) Framework (Facilitated by: Global Forum on Food Security and Nutrition) (Note: Submitted to: FSNemail@example.com on February 26, 2014). (Posted on: http://www.fao.org/fsnforum/forum/discussions/rural-women-SDG?page=1). 5. WHO Draft Paper on Strategies toward ending preventable maternal mortality (EPMM) (Submitted on August 07, 2014 to: firstname.lastname@example.org). 6. Global, regional, and national levels of age-sex specific all-cause and cause-specific mortality for 240 causes of death, 1990-2013: a systematic analysis for the Global Burden of Disease Study 2013 (https://cloud.ihme.washington.edu/public.php?service=files&t=43d996e6ff55867d709741f607ffd292, password: MortCoDRevisions) (Submitted in 2014 to: Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, University of Washington, email@example.com). 7. E-Discussion on Women mayors, women elected as head of villages, towns and cities (Submitted on September 25, 2014 to International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics) (Posted on: http://iknowpolitics.org/en/discuss/circles/e-discussion-women-mayors-women-elected-head-villages-towns-and-cities). 8. E-Discussion: Can young people break the socio-cultural and institutional barriers for women in politics? (Submitted on September 25, 2014 to International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics team on: http://iknowpolitics.org/en/discuss/circles/e-discussion-women-mayors-women-elected-head-villages-towns-and-cities). 9. E-Debate: Youth sustaining family farming through ICTs (http://ardyis.cta.int/en/activities/others/item/244-e-debate-youth-sustaining-family-farming-through-icts) (Submitted on September 26, 2014 to: firstname.lastname@example.org & email@example.com). 10. Can young people break the socio-cultural and institutional barriers for women in politics? (Submitted on Nov. 5, 2014 to International Knowledge Network of Women in Politics) (Posted on: http://iknowpolitics.org/en/discuss/circles/e-discussion-%E2%80%9Ccan-young-people-break-socio-cultural-and-institutional-barriers-women). Note: Above list does not include all my work. I have several more publications (to my credit) on subject areas related to gender and demographic issues. 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