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Academic Background

Dr Anuprita Shukla is a social scientist who works as a Research Associate and Tutor at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, UK. 

Her contribution to international development spans twenty years, undertaking research and project management covering ten countries across South Asia and Europe (including Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan and India). She has published in Social Science and Medicine, Health and Place, and AIDS Care on public health issues and has given several talks. 

Her current research focuses on intergenerational knowledge exchange, nutrition literacy, and sustainable food systems approach for improved health and well-being outcomes in India. Her earlier research focused on gender dimensions of agriculture in wheat-producing regions in South Asia. She has a long-standing experience working in Public Health and Policy, including HIV/AIDS. She specialises in working with the most marginalised groups, such as sex workers, adolescent/youth groups, rural and indigenous communities, and urban slum communities.



Twitter: @anuprita_shukla 


Latest open access publication:

Shukla, A. 2023. The caving in and the crawling out: creating intergenerational vernacular food literacies. Compare: A Journal of Comparative and International Education. https://doi.org/10.1080/03057925.2023.2170174

Education/Academic qualification

Doctor of Philosophy, Glasgow Caledonian University


  • Development Studies (General)
  • Social Sciences (General)