Aninhalli R. Vasavi
Award Name : Infosys Prize
Year of Award : 2013
Award for : Social sciences
Location : New Delhi, NCT, India
Prof. Aninhalli R. Vasavi did her M.A. and M.Phil. in Sociology from the University of Delhi, and her Ph.D. in Social Anthropology from the Michigan State University. She worked at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and the National Institute of Advanced Studies, Bengaluru, including a year as Dean of Social Sciences.She is the founder and active member of Centre for Research and Education in Social Transformation, Kozhikode, an institute facilitating comprehensive learning for the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribes.Her work appears in academic journals such as Journal of the Royal Anthropological Institute, South African Review of Sociology and Contributions to Indian Sociology.She won Infosys Prize in 2013 for Social Sciences – Sociology and Anthropology category.