Sramana Majumdar is Adjunct Faculty at the Jindal Institute of Behavioral Sciences, OP Jindal Global University. She completed her PhD from the Department of Psychology, Jamia Millia Islamia where she worked on exposure to political conflict, collective violence and youth in Kashmir.
She has also been interested in looking at gendered aspects of exposure to violence, collective memory, intergroup reconciliation and the role of identity in protracted conflict. A Fulbright- Nehru Doctoral Fellow and a UGC Senior Research Fellow, she has headed the research team at Outline India, a Research start up based out of Gurgaon, on national and international projects related to education, health and sanitation, across states in India.
She was also a part of the UGC and United Kingdom Indian Education and Research Initiative team that has been working on Intergroup Contact and Collective Action in Educational settings in India. She did her Masters in Criminology and has been engaged in teaching Psychology and Law, Psychology in Conflict and Peace and Research Methodology to undergraduate and graduate students.
She has presented her work at various conferences and has been invited as a guest speaker to esteemed national and international educational institutions like University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Bryn Mawr College, Pennsylvania and Lady Sriram College, Delhi University, New Delhi. Drawing from political-social psychology, history and conflict studies, her approach to the study of intergroup conflict, violence and community argues for a more inclusive, interdisciplinary method to reintegrate psychology and highlight its essential role, within the overall discourse on conflict.