Areas of Interest & Expertise
- Sociology of Literature and Art
- Sociology of Education
- Theatre in Education
- Political Sociology
Sana completed her MPhil and PhD in Sociology from the Centre for the Study of Social Systems (CSSS), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. She has a bachelor’s degree in English Literature from Delhi University. Her current research interests are around character education and conflict resolution.
She is also exploring various ideas about using theatre in education. She has previously taught Sociology at Delhi University, Jamia Millia Islamia, and Aligarh Muslim University.
Sana is associated with a few NGOs that work towards creating livelihoods for people in the northeast district of Delhi. She is also the founder of a COVID-19 relief volunteer collective, Project Rebuilding Livelihoods, aiming to help people with livelihoods in Delhi.
She engages in various theatre activities. She likes to trek, and play table tennis and chess.
Chapters in Books
- Khan, S. (2021). The pandemic and relief work: Experiences from the Field. In G. D. Tripathi, A. Jalan, M. K. Shankardass (Eds.), Sociological Reflections on the Covid-19 Pandemic in India: Redefining the Normal (pp. 127 – 139). Springer. https://doi.org/10.1007/978 – 981-16 – 2320-2_8
- Khan, S. (2016). Exploring religious and sexual identities among young Muslims: A sociological study. In Researching Islam in the Global Village: Islamic Epistemology, Identity Formation, Maqasid Al-Sharia (pp. 260 – 273). White Dot Publishers. https://whitedotpublishers.com/product/researching-islam-in-the-global-village/
- Khan, S. (2016). [Review of the book The rise of West and coming of Genocide, by M. Levene]. Studies in Ethnicity and Nationalism, 16, 178 – 180. https://doi.org/10.1111/sena.12182
- Khan, S. (2016). [Review of the book Disrupting pathways to genocide, by E. H. Murray]. Nations and Nationalism, 23, 196 – 197. https://doi.org/10.1111/nana.12280
- Khan, S. (2017). [Review of the book Nonviolent Struggle: Theories, Strategies and Dynamics, by S.E. Nepstad]. International Sociological Reviews, 32(2), 258 – 260. https://doi.org/10.1177/0268580916687471a
- Khan, S. (2016). [Review of the book To Sir, With Love, by E.R. Braithwaite]. The New Leam, 1, 17 – 18. https://www.thenewleam.com/2016/03/book-to-sir-with-love-e-r-braithwaite-by-sana-khan/
- Khan, S. (2014). [Review of the book Nation and Family: Personal Law, Cultural Pluralism, and Gendered Citizenship in India, by N. Subramanian]. Nations and Nationalism, 22, 186 – 189. https://doi.org/10.1111/nana.12153_1
- Khan, S. (2017, August 15). Revisiting Saadat Hasan Manto: Lessons in secularism and humanism. Café Dissensus. https://cafedissensus.com/2017/08/15/revisiting-saadat-hasan-manto-lessons-in-secularism-and-humanism/
- Khan, S. (2022, June 06). Literary imagination and social reality. Doing Sociology. https://doingsociology.org/2022/06/06/literary-imagination-and-social-reality-sana-khan/