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Mohon Kumar Naik

Mohon Kumar Naik

Assistant Professor, Humanities and Social Sciences


Dr Mohon Kumar Naik is working as an Assistant Professor at Sharda School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Sharda University. He has been working with the University since November 2023. He has successfully completed both MPhil and PhD from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT Bombay). During his study, he has presented many research papers both international and national forms and received scholarship to attend. Also, participated many research-oriented workshops, and an academic skill development programmes. He has Scopus index research paper and book chapter. Apart from academic activities he has more than five years of work experiences which associated with national level non-governmental organizations, and also worked with government agencies

  • Five years work experience with government and non-governmental national level organization
  • Ph.D
  • MA
  • M.Phil


Award & Recognition




  • Mohon Kumar Naik. (2021). Interface of gender and caste in the resettlement and rehabilitation of displaced women in the Rayagada district of Odisha. The Oriental Anthropologist, Sage, 21 (2), pp.311- 328.

Book Chapter

  • Mohon Kumar Naik, and D. Madhanagopal. (2022). Land acquisition and a question of “justice”: Voice of the unheard marginal groups in the interior Odisha, India (Eds.). In D. Madhanagopal, C.
  • T. Beer, B. R. Nikku, and A. J. Pelser., Environment, Climate, and Social Justice - Perspectives and Practices from the Global South.pp.323-348. Singapore: Springer Nature.
  • (Seminar Proceeding) ‘Land acquisition, alienation, rehabilitation and conflicts among the tribals in contemporary Odisha: A socio-economic and ecological probe (A Joint paper) presented at the Land marketand rural poor, organized by National Institute of Rural Development (NIRD) Hyderabad, Telangana, India. 18-19th January, 2018.


  • Excepational contributions in the Fight Against Covid-19 (2020-2021) at IIT Bombay, and Prominent member of the hostel council

Area of Interest

  • Common Property Resources (CPRs)
  • Livelihoods
  • Gender
  • Development and displacement
  • Political ecology
  • Institition Building
  • Tribal culture and development, and Development and Peoples displaceme.