Humanities & Social Sciences
Assistant Professor of Philosophy
PhD, Manipal University
Kalpita Bhar Paul brings a formidable combination of academic and field experience. She has earned her PhD in Environmental Humanities from the Manipal Centre for Philosophy and Humanities, MAHE and her postdoctoral stint was at IIT Bombay. Prior to PhD, she was a teacher at an alternative residential school, Pathashaala, (Tamil Nadu) run by the Krishnamurti Foundation India. At this school, she explored a sustainable and environment-friendly community-based way of living by actively applying her learning from the Eco-village Design Education course at Wongsanit Ashram, Thailand (2011). She has completed her MA in Environment and Development from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. Kalpita has extensive field experience in the area of sustainable development and natural resource management. After completing her graduation, she worked for the Development Research Communication Services Centre, an NGDO in West Bengal. She was responsible for supervising several projects on sustainable natural resource management, climate change adaptation, rural livelihoods, and strengthening self-help groups.