Nandan Kumar

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Assessment framework and method
  • Large scale survey research and data analysis
  • Social geography and social sciences
  • Population, health and development
  • Migration and development in the era of globalization


Nandan Kumar has a PhD and a Master’s degree in Population Studies both from International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai and a Master’s degree in Arts (Geography) from Banaras Hindu University. 

He has an interdisciplinary academic and research background and therefore has exposure to a wide array of issues related to public health and human development and measurement methods. As a professional, he has worked with academic and social organizations like Tata Institute of Social Sciences (TISS), Mumbai, IIT Powai (Mumbai) and Terre des hommes Foundation, Kolkata. He has presented his research papers in various international forums like the Population Association of America (PAA), the Asian Population Forum and Asian Population Association (APA) and Asian Demographic Research Institute (ADRI) and has published research articles with reputed international publishers like SAGE and Springer.