Sreerekha Sathi joined ISS in January 2020. Prior to ISS, she taught at the University of Virginia, USA, in its Global Studies Program, and at the Department for Women’s Studies at Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi, India. Her areas of academic interest span theories of gender and political economy, feminist theories of development, women social welfare workers in South Asia, feminist research methodologies and epistemologies, social movements in the global south, caste politics in India and South Asia, land rights in India and Kerala Model of Development. In the past, she has been involved in the struggles for rights of women, landless communities, workers and slum dwellers and has engaged with issues pertaining to indigenous land rights and civil and democratic rights in India. Her book “State without honour” was published in 2017 with Oxford University Press, India.