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Smytta Yadav

Research Fellow in Social Anthropology, University of Sussex

Dr. Smytta Yadav is an anthropologist whose research has primarily focused on labor, precarity, informality, autonomy, global production networks, globalization, urbanization, industrialization, and heritages.

She has held research fellowships at prestigious institutions such as the University of Manchester, Queen's University Belfast, the University of York, and the University of Bristol. Additionally, Dr. Yadav has extensive teaching experience, having taught Anthropology at the University of Sussex and lectured in Human Geography at the University of Brighton. Previously, she also taught Cultural Anthropology, Globalization, and International Development at the Maxwell School of Citizenship at Syracuse University and at the State University of New York.


  • –present
    Postdoctoral Research Associate , University of Sussex


    Sussex, Anthropology