Department of Sociology

Vrinda Marwah

MA, London School of Economics and Political Science



Reproductive health and technologies, Gender and labor, Surrogacy, Sexuality, Race and Ethnicity, Qualitative Methodology, Contemporary India, Social Movements, State


Vrinda Marwah is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Sociology at The University of Texas at Austin. Her primary research interests are in reproductive health and women's labor in contemporary India.

Vrinda’s Masters thesis focused on hijras in India, and examined debates around sexual subjectivity, identity, and terminology in the context of HIV/AIDS, queer mobilisation and legal reform.  She received her MSc in Gender and Social Policy from the London School of Economics, and her BA in Political Science from the University of Delhi.

Vrinda has worked in Delhi at the research, capacity building, and policy advocacy levels with feminist groups Sama and CREA.

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