Vijitha Rajan

Areas of Interest & Expertise

  • Sociology of Childhood(s) and Education
  • Childhood(s) in Global South
  • Educational Inequalities
  • Education and Social Justice
  • Migration and Education


Prior to joining the University in 2020, Vijitha was a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Delhi (20152020). In 2018 – 19, she was a Commonwealth Scholar at School of Politics and International Studies, University of Leeds, United Kingdom. Her doctoral research is on understanding educational exclusion of migrant children and foregrounds the discord between mobile childhoods and immobile schools in the Indian context.


Publications and Writings

Ongoing Research Projects

Journal Articles

Book Chapters

  • Dyer, C., & Rajan, V. (2020). Educating South Asia’s mobile children. In P. Sarangapani & R. Pappu (Ed.). Global Education Systems: Handbook of Education Systems in South Asia. Springer.


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