Dr. Smita Mishra Panda

Professor and Director Research

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Dr. Smita Mishra Panda is educated in Delhi University and the Asian Institute of Technology (AIT), Bangkok. Prior to joining CUTM, she was Professor at the HDF School of Management, Bhubaneswar, Associate Professor at the Institute of Rural Management, Anand (IRMA) and Researcher at the United Nations Centre for Regional Development, Japan and AIT, Bangkok. Dr. Smita has been a visiting faculty to Norwegian University of Science and Technology, Norway, The Monash Asia Institute of Monash University, Melbourne (Australia) and The School of Built Environment and Planning, Curtin University, Perth (Australia). Her areas of research and consulting interests include gender issues in development, natural resource management , water, forests and livelihoods, local governance, rural development and development management.