Sahana Sarkar is currently an Assistant Professor in Department of Communications in St. Joseph’s College, Bengaluru.
Sahana Sarkar has completed her Doctorate in Communications. Her doctoral thesis was on Cyber violence against women in India: Exploring the role of Digital Literacy. She holds a Masters degree in Sociology from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India and a Masters in Media Governance from Jamia Millia Islamia, India. Her research interests are Online Privacy, Cyber Harassment and Digital Literacy. She has previously worked with Centre for Internet and Society in Bangalore where she conducted research on Privacy India. She did an experimental study on spammers and wrote about consumer privacy in India for Centre for Internet and Society. She also worked with Praxis conducting capacity building exercises and conducted a month long participatory video workshop with sex workers in Maharashtra, India.
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