Curriculum Vitae

DR. NITHIYA A/P GUNA SAIGARAN

Senior Lecturer
  • Department of Indian Studies
    Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences
  • 0379675636

ACADEMIC QUALIFICATION


  • PhD, (Philosophy)
    Universiti Sains Malaysia (Usm)
  • M.ARTS, (Arts)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)
  • B.ARTS, (Arts)
    Universiti Malaya (UM)

PUBLICATIONS


Chapter in Books
  1. Guna Saigaran, N., Karupiah, P. (2022). Poverty Among Malaysian Indian Women. In: Baikady, R., Sajid, S., Przeperski, J., Nadesan, V., Islam, M.R., Gao, J. (eds) The Palgrave Handbook of Global Social Problems. Palgrave Macmillan, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-68127-2_173-2
  2. Saigaran, N. G. (2022). Women and Decision Making within the Household: The Malaysian Indian Women Perspective. In Tiwary R. A & R.Gupta (Eds.), Re-Thinking Gender, Equality and Development: Perspectives from Academia, (pp.175-140). Vernon Express
  3. Saigaran, N. G., & Thambiah, S. Malaysian Indian Women's Education and Their Marginalisation: An Intersectional Analysis. In Nagappan, R., & Mukherjee, H (Eds.), Malaysian Indians and Education: Reimagined Development Opportunities (pp. 100-119). Routledge.
  4. Saigaran, N.G. (2022). The Impoverishment of Malaysian Indian Women: A Capability Approach Perspective. In: Karupiah, P., Fernandez, J.L. (eds) A Kaleidoscope of Malaysian Indian Women s Lived Experiences. Springer, Singapore. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-981-19-5876-2_5

RESEARCH PROJECT


National
  1. 2022 - 2024, University Grant
    Unpacking Intergenerational Poverty Transmission: The Connection Between Resilience And Capability In Influencing Social Mobility Of Malaysian Indian Women And Their Children ( Principal Investigator(PI))
  2. 2023 - 2024, University Grant
    Roles and Participation of Men and Women in Non-Governmental Organizations (NGO): A Study of Myskill Foundation ( Principal Investigator(PI))

PAPER PRESENTED


ORAL PRESENTER
  1. "Flipped Classroom" Method and its impact on learning: A study among Malaysian Indian Students in Sungai Petani, Kedah, Malaysia, Fifth International Conference on Research in Tamil Education 2022, Faculty of Languages and Communication, Sultan Idris Education University & Natramil Mullai Tamil Sanggam Foundation, India (International) (09 Dec 2022 - 10 Dec 2022)

ACADEMIC/PROF. SERVICES


Media appearance
  1. (2022) Interview for National Day 2022 -Oriental Daily Newspaper Sdn Bhd, University, (Interview)

SUPERVISION


Postgraduate Student
  1. (2023) Language Shift and Ethnic Identity Among Malaysian Tamil Youths, BHARATHI MUTTY
  2. (2023) A STUDY ON THE WORKING CONDITIONS OF WOMEN IN THE MEDIA INDUSTRY IN THE ASIA-PACIFIC REGIONAND METHODS TO IMPROVE IT, QIU ZHENYU
  3. (2023) Revisiting Women's Empowerment Through Employment: Women Garment Workers Bargaining with Public Patriarchy in Bangladesh, SHAMALI SHILL
  4. (2023) A Pragmatic Analysis of the Narratives of Lived Experiences of Malaysian Indian Transgenders, SHUHASYINI A/P BALAN
Under Graduate Students
  1. (2022) Latihan Ilmiah (Final Year Project)
  2. (2022) Practices, GERY CLARET A/L SELVANATHAN, DURAAGASHINI A/P KATHIGESU, SOO SIEW TENG, SHALINI A/P MATHIALAGAN, DHURGA DEVI A/P NAGARAJOO, KAUSALYA A/P RAVI, THEVATHARSINI A/P PRAPAKAR

TEACHING


Bachelor
  1. (2022) AIX2007 - Digital Humanities
  2. (2022) AIX3001 - Ethics and Professionalism in Social Sciences
  3. (2022) AIH2012 - Research Methodology Tamil Studies
  4. (2022) AIH2111 - Seminar in Tamil Studies
  5. (2022) AIH2030 - Seminar Series in Indian Studies
  6. (2022) AIH1011 - The Culture of Malaysian Indians