Dr. Anuprita Shukla is a social scientist with close to 20 years of global development research and practice experience across South Asia (including Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, and India) and Europe. She specialises in working with the most marginalised groups such as sex workers, slum communities, rural communities, and indigenous peoples on themes of HIV/AIDS and public health, monitoring and evaluation, agriculture and food systems, and community mobilisation and empowerment. Her current research focuses on intergenerational knowledge, nutrition literacy and sustainable food systems approach for improved health and well-being.
She holds a PhD in Public Health from Glasgow Caledonian University, UK and published her thesis on; ‘Intended and unintended consequences of monitoring and evaluation in HIV prevention programmes in India: discrepancy between pain and paper.’ She has a master’s degree in Health Sciences from Pune University, India.
She is a Senior Research Associate based at the School of International Development, University of East Anglia (UEA), Norwich, UK. She contributes to the Flagship 6, ‘Impacting wellbeing in rural and urban communities’ of the Cambridge University lead TIGR2ESS project: Transforming India’s Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies. She is also cross posted at the UNESCO Chair in Adult Literacy and Learning for Social Transformation, UEA and the NNEdPro Global Centre for Nutrition and Health in Cambridge, UK.