Shishir Kumar Yadav is a full-time Ph.D research scholar at the Centre of Social Medicine and Community Health (CSMCH) in Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He completed his M.Phil from the same centre and university. His M.Phil dissertation, “Understanding Vulnerability and Impact of Flood on Livelihood and Public Health Facilities: A case study of Ballia District in Uttar Pradesh” examined livelihood, Vulnerability in flood disaster in recurrent scenario. He is working on “Implications of Recurrent Floods on Livelihoods; an Analysis of State Response of Flood Prone Areas in Siddhartha Nagar District” for his Ph.D. thesis. By tanning he is Anthropologist and Journalist. He pursued his master in Anthropology from Allahabad University and later he did one year journalism Diploma course in Hindi journalism form Indian Institute of Mass Communication (IIMC), New Delhi. Shishir has presented National and International research papers in various conferences. His interest areas include Floods, livelihood, Vulnerability, Social Support, Gender Public health and media Studies.
1. Yadav, Shishir Kumar (2014). ‘Questioning the Idea of Disaster’, Economic and Political Weekly, 49 (39), pp. 21-24.
2. Yadav, S. K., & Pandey, S. (2013). ‘Disaster, Gender and Vulnerability: A Review’, in S. Singh, & P. Dodh (Eds.), Gender Justice and Women Empowerment: An Integrated Approach (pp. 261-274). New Delhi: Regal Publications.
3. Yadav, Shishir Kumar (2012). ‘Illness, sickness and healing: An Investigation through the lens of an Anthropologist’, The Asian Man, 6(1), pp. 82-86.
4. Yadav, Shishir Kumar, ‘Social Support in Disaster Coping and Mitigation in the case of recurrent disaster: A Qualitative Investigation’, (under review).