Dr. Suparna Dhar

Dr. Suparna Dhar

Assistant Professor

  • Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences


Name: Specialization:
Dr. Suparna Dhar Sociology of Gender, Social Pathology



Ph.D from Assam University, Thesis title “Participation in Slum Improvement Programmes: A Study of Slum Women in Silchar Town”.


MA in Political Science with UGC norms from Indira Gandhi National Open University


Integrated Pre-PhD Coursework with first class from Assam University


MA in Sociology with UGC norms from Assam University


BA with major in Political Science with 2nd Class from Cachar College, Assam University.


Higher Secondary Examination  with 1st Division from Cachar College, AHSEC (Assam Higher Secondary Education Council)


HSLC Examination with 1st Division from Christian Mission High School Phek,Nagaland, Nagaland Board of School Education

Personal Interest

Gardening, Cooking and travelling

Working Experience





August, 2019- till date

Assam downtown University

Assistant Professor


February 2016- July 2019

University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya

Assistant Professor



Suparna Dhar “Gender Discrimination in Community Participation  for Slum Developmemt Programmes: A Case Study of Slum Women in Silchar Town” International Research Journal of Social Sciences, ISSN 2319-3565;  Vol. 4(7), 86-89, July 2015

Suparna Dhar and Barnali Sharma “Food Security in North East India: With Special Reference to Umpher Village, Meghalaya” Sustainable Development Goals: Perspectives from the Indian Villages, Vol-I, ISBN 978-93-86724-00-7; 305-308, 2017

Suparna Dhar and Barnali Sharma Picture of Women as shown in Indian Television Soaps and its impact on the Society” EPRA International Journal of Multidisciplinary Research (IJMR) Peer Reviewed Journal, ISSN(Online): 2455-3662, Vol. 5(7), 81-83, July 2019

Suparna Dhar and Khrawboklang Iangrai A Study on the Prevalence of Gender  Disparity in Mawlynnong Village” International Journal of Research and Review (IJRR), Peer Reviewed Journal, E-ISSN: 2349-9788; P-ISSN:2454-2237, Vol. 6(7), 309-312, July 2019

Suparna Dhar Homosexual Orientation Among Men: A Study on Guwahati City in Assam” International Educational Scientific Research Journal (IESRJ) Peer Reviewed Journal, E-ISSN: 2455-295X, Vol.5(7), 47-49, July 2019

Suparna Dhar and Nabarun Purkayastha Impact of Customary laws on Women Empowerment: A Study on Angami tribe in Kohima Village” Anusamdha: People, Culture and Society, ISBN:978-93-84900-82; 180-193, 2019

Suparna Dhar “Stalking through Social Media: A Sociological Study” Academicia: An International Multidisciplinary Research Journal, ISSN(online): 2249-7137; 50-55, Dec 2019

Suparna Dhar A Study on Heterosexual Female Stalkers” Shikshan Sanshodhan: Journal of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences, ISSN: 2581-6241, Vol. 3(1), 22-24, 2020

2. Participated in four Workshops


  1. Doing Research with Special Focus on Human Development (Seven days workshop)
  2. Participated in Ten days workshop entitled “Crafting Qualitative Research: How Can We        Study The World As It Is Lived?” 19-29th September, 2016, organized by the Department of Sociology, USTM.
  3. Role of ICT in Preservation of Indigenious Knowledge in North Eastern Region. 15-17th March 2017, Jointly organized by Indira Gandhi National Centre for Arts (IGNCA) and National Institute of Technology (NIT) Silchar.
  4. Dynamics of Social Stratification. 3 -5th April 2017, organized by the Department of Sociology, USTM.     


3. Presentation at Conferences/ Seminars/ Workshop

  Title of  paper

Organising Institution

Type of


(Nationl International)


Constitutional Provisions of Human Rights and Black Laws in India and Bangladesh: An Overview


Gurucharan College, Silchar,

Assam, India


UGC Sponsored National Seminar on “Human Rights: Violation VIS-A VIS Socio-Economic System


6th and 7th February, 2012

Indescent Repesentation of women through Social Media with Special reference to Social Networking Sites and Television Shows

Indian Sociological Society & Dept. of Sociology, Tezpur University. Tezpur, Assam, India




42nd All India Sociological Conference, Tezpur University




27th -30th December 2016

Food Security in North East India: With Special Reference to Umpher Village, Meghalaya

State Institute of Panchayat and

Rural Development, Assam & Department of Rural Development, University of Science and Technology, Meghalaya

National Seminar on Sustainable Development Goals: Perspectives from the Indian Villages.

30th & 31st January 2017

 Women Empowerment and Customary Laws:A Study of Kohima Village

University School of Law and Research, University of Science & Technology Meghalaya & North Eastern Council, Shillong

National Seminar on Customary Laws of North East India-Practice and Prevalence

21st & 22nd October, 2017

Stalking through Social Media: A Comparative study of Tezpur town and Guwahati city of Assam

Indian Sociological Society & St. Philomena’s College (Autonomus), Mysuru

42nd All India Sociological Conference

27th, 28th and 29 December, 2018

Gender Disparity in Mawlynnong  village of Meghalaya: A Study

LCB College, Maligaon, Guwahati, Assam

National Seminar on Women Empowerment & Gender Sensitization: Convergences, Divergences and Plurality

6th & 7th April, 2019

Gender Sensitization as Displayed through Bollywood Movies

Banikanta Kakati Research Institute and Krishna Kanta Handiqui State Open University

National Seminar on Gender Sensitisation in India’s North East: Issues and Challenges

 5th & 6th March, 2020

Awards & Achievements

  1. Virtual Faculty development programme on “Essentials for Good Research” organised by Faculty of Engineering and Technology, Assam downtown University, Guwahati, Assam  from 27th  May 2020 to 2nd June 2020.
  2. One Week E-Faculty Development Program on Research “Reinventing Pedagogies and Methods” organised by ST.XAVIER’S College, Nevta, Rajasthan  held from 8 June -13 June 2020
  3. 7-Day Faculty Development Programme on “Institutional Benchmarking of Best Practises” hosted by Dnyan Prabodhini Mandal’s Shree Mallikarjun & Shri. Chetan Manju Desai College, Canacona from 8th  June- 14th June 2020
  4. National FDP Conducted under the title “Pandora’s Box of Media” on the 6th, 7th & 8th of July,2020 organised by the School of Media Studies, Patrician College of Arts and Science