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Vani Jain

Postgraduate Research Student

Postgraduate Research Student in the Department of Sociology


I am a third-year PhD student in the Department of Sociology. I’ve done my BA in Applied Psychology (2012-15) from Amity University followed by MSc in Clinical Mental Health Science (2015-16) from University College London (UCL). I have worked as an assistant psychologist in a rehab and psychiatric facility in New Delhi, India where I got to work with clients suffering from various psychological disorders such as depression, substance addiction, psychosis, and anxiety disorders. 

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Research Area

My project focuses on gender roles and their impact on the mental well-being of Indian youth. My research aims to provide a platform for understanding the amalgamation of gender, sex, culture, and mental health.

Research Groups

I am a member of:

  • Health and Social Theory
  • Centre for Social Justice and Community Action
Research Interests
  • Gender and Sexuality
  • Culture
  • Mental Health
Teaching Experience

I have worked as a Postgraduate Teaching Assistant on the following modules:

  • Social Research Methods (BA, Level 1)
  • Societies in Transition (BA, Level 1)