Uma Sarmistha

Uma Sarmistha is an Adjunct Faculty at University of Florida and Dalhousie University. She is also an Affiliated Faculty with the Center for Gender, Sexualities, and Women’s Studies at the University of Florida.  She received her Ph.D. in Sociology from Kansas State University (KSU). She holds a Masters in Sociology from KSU and a Masters in Economics from Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics. Her research interests are mainly in the areas of gender studies, migration and transnationalism, urban and regional Development, economic sociology and research methods. Uma has published a book, titled Transnational Immigrants: Redefining Identity and Citizenship with Springer Nature Singapore in 2019.  Apart from this, she has also had her work published in peer-reviewed international journals.

Content by Uma Sarmistha
  • Project

    Are households willing to adopt and pay for recycling their own waste: A study of Patna City

    Indian cities generated 62 million tonnes of Municipal Solid Waste (MSW) annually and it is projected that by 2031 they will generate 165 million tons of waste annually (Planning Commission Report, 2014). The task of managing these mammoth quantities of waste rests solely with the Municipalities. Municipalities, however, lack the capability to sustainably manage such large...

    17 Jul 2020 | Uma Sarmistha, Anjor Bhaskar