Dr M. Satish Kumar (Extended information)
Ph.D. 1991; M.Phil (1st class with distinction) 1984, both Social Sciences;
M.A. Geography with Regional Development and Urban Planning (1st class) 1981, all Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
B.A. Hons (Economics) Rank Holder, 1979, North Eastern Hill University, Shillong, Meghalaya, India.
Senior Lecturer Human Geography
School of Geography, Archaeology & Palaeoecology
Queen’s University Belfast
Belfast BT7 1NN
Northern Ireland, UK
GAP3063 Spaces of Urbanisation in Emerging Economies and Sustainable Development
Advisor of Studies for School of Geography (2003-06)
Staff-Student Consultative Committee (2003-06)
School of Geography Representative Senior Management Committee (September 2004- January 2005 as PG Coordinator)
Post-Graduate Coordinator, School of Geography, Queen’s University Belfast (September2004- Jan 2005).
Member, Queen’s University International Development Committee (2004-2005). Member Faculty Post Graduate Committee. (September 2004- January 2005)
Exams Liaison Officer, School of Geography, Queen’s University Belfast, 2001-03
As a specialist on South Asia (India) my research focuses on understanding the production of and mapping the colonial and postcolonial spaces in India. I teach and research in the following areas: Colonial/ Postcolonial Geographies and economic development of South Asia.
Dubey, A., Kumar, M.S., Srivastava, N. and Thomas, E. (eds) 2007 Globalisation and North East India: Some Developmental Issues. Standard Press, New Delhi.
Raju, S., Kumar. M.S. and Corbridge, S. (eds) 2006 Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies of India. Sage.
Kumar, M.S. 2006 Idioms, Symbolism and Divisions: Beyond the Black and White Towns in Madras , 1652-1790, in Raju, S., Kumar. M.S. and Corbridge, S. (eds) 2006 Colonial and Postcolonial Geographies of India. Sage, pp.23-48.
Kumar, M.S. 2006 The Census and Women's Work in Rangoon , 1872-1931, Journal of Historical Geography, 32, pp.377-397.
Kumar, M.S. 2005 ‘Oriental Sore' or 'public nuisance': The Regulation of Prostitution in Colonial India, 1865-1889, in Proudfoot, L and Roche, M. (eds) Displacing Empire: Renegotiating British Colonial Geographies, Ashgate, London , pp. 155-173.
Nag, S. and Kumar, M.S. 2002 Noble Savage to Gentlemen: Discourses of Civilisation and Missionary Modernity in Northeast India, Contemporary India , 1, 4, pp. 113-128.
Kumar, M.S. 2002 The Evolution of Spatial Ordering in Colonial Madras in Blunt, A. and McEwan, C. (eds) Postcolonial Geographies, Continuum Press, London, pp.85-98.
Research Supervision of MPhil and PhD projects
Supervised 16 MPhil/ PhDs, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (1991-1997)
Supervised 3 MPhils, University of Cambridge (1998-1999)
PhD: David Vumlallian Zou, Inscribing History at the Intersection of print Culture, Linguistic Diversity and Identity Issues in Northeast India. (2003-07)
PhD: Suresh K. Rohilla, Role of ground Water in Urban development: Case of Delhi and its Peri-Urban Region. (2002-05)