Dr. Jyoti Das

Dr. Jyoti Das

Assistant Professor

Ph.D. : Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Research Interests:

Sociology of Development, Political Sociology, Research Methodology
Joined the University in Jan 10, 2020

Phone: 8860226697
Email: jyoti.das@cottonuniversity.ac.in

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Dr. Jyoti Das

Mphil, (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

PhD (Jawaharlal Nehru University)

Career profile/services:


  1. Assam Civil Service w.e.f 18-10-2016 to 09-01-2020  as Assistant commissioner, Sub-divisional Office, Jonai, Circle Officer, Circle Office, Gogamukh 




Post Graduate Level (Sociology)

Research paper publications till 2021

1.Development through the Lens of Symbolism in Quest- A Peer Reviewed Journal of Social Sciences and  Humanities, 2014, ISSN:2350-1375, D.D.R. College, Dibrugarh.

Chapters/Articles publications in Books (Research Oriented)

Borbarah,P & Jyoti Das, 2021, ‘Bringing the World Inside Home: Media, Advertisements and Changing Forms of Consumerism’ in Tripathy, Gopi Devdutt et al. (ed.) Sociological Reflections on Covid 19 Pandemic in India Redefining the normal. Springer.

Other Informations

Presentation/participation at Institutes/Conferences/ Workshops:



  1. Participation in the Indian Sociological Society-Diamond Jubilee Celebrations at the

37th All India Sociological Conference, Indian Sociological Society (National Conference) organised by the Centre for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, New Delhi, 11th -13th December, 2011.


  1. Paper presentation on ‘Revisiting Development Discourse’ in Contemporary Indian Society: Challenges and Responses at the 38th All India Sociological Conference, Indian Sociological Society (National Conference) organised by Mohanlal Sukhadia University, Udaipur, 27th -29th  December, 2012.


  1. Paper presentation on ‘Development Versus Chronic Poverty: The Coal ‘Minors’ of Meghalaya’ at Human Development and the Marginalised Sections in North-East India: Issues, Challenges and Way Forward (International Seminar) organised by Centre for Studies in Human Development and Equal Opportunities Cell, Assam University, Silchar, 18th -20th  March, 2013.


  1. Participation in Disability Studies in India: Reflections on Future (International Conference) organised by Centre for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, New Delhi, 6th -7th February, 2015.


  1. Paper Presentation on‘Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development’ at The Futures We Want: Global Sociology and the Struggles for a Better World at the 3rd International Sociological Association Forum of Sociology (International Conference) organized by the University of Vienna, Austria, 14th July, 2016.


  1. Paper presentation on ‘Indigenous Knowledge and Sustainable Development: The Case of Razii-Zabii System’ at Ph.D. Scholars’ Seminar, Centre for the Study of Social Systems, JNU, New Delhi, 16th – 17th February, 2017.


  1. Participation in Three Days Qualitative Research Methodology’ Workshop at National Workshop on Qualitative Research Methodology organized by Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai, 28th – 30th July, 2016.


  1. Participation in National Conclave on ‘Synergizing Knowledge, Policy and Practice for Vulnerable Children, Youths and Women’, Tezpur University, 27-28 January, 2020.


  1.  One Week Online Faculty Development Programme on Research Methodology, June 24- 30, 2020 organized by Kumar Bhaskar Varma Sanskrit and Ancient Studies University and Barbhag College under Gauhati University.
  2. Two days International Workshop on Improvising Strategies for Social Research: Methodological Concerns, August 12-13, 2020, organized by Indian Anthropological Association and Anthropology without Borders.


 11.    National webinar on Home and the world in the Pandemic: Redefining the NormalMay 7, 2020, organized by Maitreyi college, University of Delhi in collaboration with Department of Sociology, Cotton University.

12..     National webinar on use of Online e-Resources, July 14 ,2020, organized by Internal Quality Assurance Cell of Cotton University in association with Assam college Librarians’ Association

13.     National Webinar on Users Awareness of National Digital Library of India, July 14, 2020, jointly organized by Dr. Surya Kumar Bhuyan Library and IQAC, Cotton University in collaboration with NDLI-NERC, IIT Guwahati.

14. International Seminar on ‘The role of diplomatic Mission in Assisting Migrants During and Beyond Covid 19’, July, 14, 2020, organized by Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism.

15.     International webinar on Post Pandemic Challenge to Liberal Democratic Institutions in South Asia July 15, 2020, organized by IQAC in collaboration with Nandalal Borgohain City College, Dibrugarh, Assam.

16.     National webinar on Anthropological Understanding of Covid -19 July, 16, 2020 organized by IQAC in collaboration with Nandalal Borgohain City College, Dibrugarh, Assam.

17.     National Seminar on Sociology and Tribal Studies in North-East India: Research and Development, July, 16, 2020 organized by Department of Sociology Jorhat College and IQAC in collaboration with Library and Information Science Professional Association, Assam.

18.     National webinar on Statistics and Social Science Research: Field Realities, July 19, 2020 organized by Department if Statistics, Cotton University in association with Internal quality Assurance Cell, Cotton University.

19.     International webinar on Post Pandemic Higher Education: Approaches and Way Forward July, 23, 2020 organized by IQAC and Nandalal Borgohain City College, Dibrugarh, Mazbat College, Udalguri in collaboration with Cinnamara College, Jorhat, Assam.

20.  International webinar on Challenges of Human Capital Accumulation in developing countries in the wake of Covid-19, July, 26, 2020, organized by Department of Economics in collaboration with IQAC of Narangi Anchalik Mahavidyalaya, Assam.

21.  International E-Seminar on Best Practices in Migration Management during Covid -19: Cases from Latin America, July, 28, 2020 organized by Global Research Forum on Diaspora and Transnationalism.

22.  National webinar on Application of SPSS in Social Science Research, August, 8,2020, organized by KC Das Commerce College, Guwahati, Assam.

23.  National webinar on Knowledge of indigenous people: An Anthropological Outlook, August, 8,2020, organized by Department of Anthropology, DHSK College, Dibrugarh, Assam.

24.  National webinar on Education at the time of the Pandemic: Seeing Beyond the Techno- Managerial Solution, August, 10, 2020 organized by Silapathar College, Dhemaji, Assam.

25.  Two Days International webinar on Covid-19 Pandemic: Mapping Issues and Challenges Through Gender Perspective, August, 12-13, 2020, organized by Karimganj College, Assam.

26.  International webinar on Post Covid Global Education: Challenges and OpportunitiesAugust, 17, 2020 organized by IQAC, Cinnamara College, Jorhat collaboration with IQAC, Nandalal Borgohain City College, Dibrugarh, Assam.

27.  IMUN Online Conference 24.0 (As a delegate representing Bhutan on the topic “Protection of Landlife through Sustainable Production and Consumption” September 26-27, 2020 organized by International Model United Nations in collaboration with UNDP, UNESCO. International.

28. Participated in Short Term Programme on Building Competencies of Teachers in Blended Learning and Teaching, (17th to 22nd May, 2021) organized by UGC HRDC University of Hyderabad.

29. Participated in Film Appreciation Course, 2021 organised by Film and Television Institute of India, Pune held from 20th May to 19th June, 2021.