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Ambika Aiyadurai

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Ambika Aiyadurai

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences

  • BSc: Saurashtra University, Gujarat, 1994
  • MSc: Wildlife Institute of India, Dehradun, 2001
  • MSc: University College London, 2009
  • PhD: National University of Singapore, 2015

Email: a.ambika -AT- iitgn.ac.in

Office: 4/327
VOIP: 2514


  • Work Experience

    • Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Aug 2016 to present)
    • Independent Researcher, International Union of Conservation of Nature (IUCN) –Netherlands and Wildlife Trust of India, New Delhi (2010)
    • Research Affiliate, Nature Conservation Foundation, Mysore (2005 - 2006)
    • Programme Coordinator, GEER Foundation, Gandhinagar (2003 -2004)
    • Project Officer, Wildlife Trust of India, New Delhi (2002 - 2003)
    • Project Officer, Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad (2001 - 2002)
    • Programme Assistant, Centre for Environment Education, Ahmedabad (1995 - 1999)

  • Selected Publications

    1. Aiyadurai, A. & Meme, A. (2015). Possible occurrence of Muntiacus gongshanensis in Dibang Valley, Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India. Deer Specialist Group News, IUCN/SSC, 4 (5-13).

    2. Aiyadurai, A. (2012). Bird Hunting in Mishmi Hills of Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India. Indian Birds, 7 (5): 134-137.

    3. Aiyadurai, A. (2011). Wildlife hunting and conservation in Northeast India: a need for an interdisciplinary understanding. International Journal of Galliformes Conservation, 2: 61-73.

    4. Aiyadurai, A. (2011). The Meyor: A Least Studied Frontier Tribe of Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India. The Eastern Anthropologist, 64 (4): 459-503.

    5. Aiyadurai, A, Navinder, Singh, J and Milner-Gulland, E.J. (2010). Wildlife hunting by indigenous tribes: a case study from Arunachal Pradesh, Northeast India. Oryx, 44 (4): 564-572.