Dr. Mercie Gangte is Assistant Professor at the Centre for Women’s Studies, Pondicherry University. Her research and practice interests lie in the areas of gender, family, kinship and tribal studies. She has teaching experience in various colleges both in India and Bhutan and has number of publication to her credentials. She has presented several papers at national conferences and seminars and is also an academic counsellor in Women & Gender Studies, IGNOU since 2021. She is a member of Research Committee : Gender Studies (Indian Sociological Society) and Indian Association for Womens Studies (IAWS). Besides women and gender studies, she also has keen interest in development & upliftment of tribal womenfolk of the North East region especially in the hill areas of Manipur and Mizoram. She has been actively participating in various social reforms for women’s right and women’s education through various platforms and organization in Churachandpur district of Manipur.
Gender and Customary Law:A Case Study of Mizo Tribe in Northeast India, Journal: Indian Anthropological Associations, Vol. 46, No.1, (Jan-Jun 2016)
Social Construction of Gender: Study of Mizo women, Journal: Changemaker, Vol.1, Issue 4, Oct-March 2015 Issn 23487747