Senior Researcher, Centre for Poverty Analysis
Anupama’s doctoral work focused on religious political thought in the global political economy. She has over eight years of research experience in both academic and policy based work. Anupama’s experience also spans the local and the global, having worked for organisations such as Oxfam GB and Caritas Canada, as well as the Centre for Policy Alternatives, Sri Lanka. At the university level, she has taught courses on International Political Economy, Democracy and Conflict, Theories of International Relations and on Religion and International Development. Her research, teaching and professional experience has involved her in projects that have examined the following topics: faith and climate change, civil society in developing contexts, transitional justice, peacebuilding and reconciliation, international development, critical political economy, gender and development, postcolonial and decolonial approaches to the political economy. At CEPA, Anupama is part of the post-war development and migration thematic research team.
Areas of Research Interest: Feminist Research Methods, Decolonial Thought, Critical Political Economy, Religious Political Thought, Liberation Theology, Peacebuilding and Reconciliation, Transitional Justice, International Development.