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Dr Ashwini Kumar Swain

Fellow

CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition (CIRC)

R 75, 1st Floor

Greater Kailash I

New Delhi 110048, INDIA​​


​​​​​​​Curriculum Vitae

Education

PhD (2013) Politics

Department of Politics, University of York

Thesis:  Macro Implications of Micro-Participation: Participatory Management of Electricity Distribution in Eastern India


MPhil (2006) Political Studies

Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University

Dissertation:      Political Economy of Public Policy Making in the Indian Electricity Sector: A Study of Orissa and Andhra Pradesh


MA (2004) Political Studies

Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University


BA (2002) Political Science (Hons), History (Pass)

Ravenshaw College, Utkal University


Work Experience

Fellow (December 2013- Present)

Associate Fellow (June- November 2013)

CUTS Institute for Regulation & Competition, New Delhi


Research Consultant (March 2012 – March 2013)

BBC Media Action, New Delhi


Consultant (May 2012- December 2012)

QARA Consulting, Inc., Kabul


Research Consultant (July 2010-Sept 2011)

Agence Française de Développement (AFD), Paris


Research Officer, Part-Time (Sept 2010-May 2011)

Developmental Leadership Programme

www.dlprog.org


Networking & Research Coordinator (Apr-July 2010)

National Social Watch, New Delhi


Research Assistant, Part-Time (Dec 2009- Jan 2010)

Department of Politics

University of York, York


Honorary Fellow (Sept – Oct 2007)

Robert M. La Follette School of Public Affairs

University of Wisconsin-Madison


Project Associate (Feb 2005 – Oct 2006)

National Institute of Public Finance and Policy, New Delhi


Fellowships

IPPG Doctoral Fellowship (2006-2009)

Research Consortium on Institutions for Pro-Poor Growth (Funded by DFID)

University of Manchester, UK


Research Mobility Programme Fellowship (2007)

Worldwide Universities Network


Conference Travel Awards/Grants (2007-2012)

AFD, APN, BASAS, DSA, IDRC, IIAS, IPPG Project, ISS, ESG Project, & SIDA​


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