BA in Political Science (Hons.) Lady Shriram College(2007); MA in Political Science (2009); PhD in Political Science, Jawaharlal Nehru University (2017)
Sushmita’s research interest lies in the field of urban politics which she approaches from the intersections of political theory and political economy. She has published widely in journals like Economic and Political Weekly, Contributions to Indian Sociology and popular media. Before joining NLS, Sushmita has taught in institutions like Azim Premji University, St. Stephens’ College and Ramjas College.