Position/s

Lecturer
Centre for Development Studies

Biography

Anuradha Mundkur has extensive international teaching and practical experience in the fields of gender and development. As the Associate Director of the Gender Consortium, her responsibilities include designing and facilitating capacity development programs on gender sensitive policy-making, implementation and evaluation as well as research on gender equity issues and good governance.

Her book titled Peace and Security: Implications for Women examines the implementation of UN Security Council Resolutions on 'Women, Peace and Security' in the Asia Pacific region.  Her recently edited book Information Technology, Development and Social Change challenges the notions that innovations in information technology mean progress and advancement for developing communities.

Anu is actively involved in advocating for gender equity though her work as the Chair of UN Women Australia's Adelaide Chapter, former Board member of UN Women Australia, Current Member of the Premier’s Council for Women (South Australia) and the South Australia Strategic Plan Audit Committee.

Qualifications

  • PhD. Information Science and Technology, School of Information Studies, Syracuse University (USA), 2007
  • Masters in Communications, Annenberg School for Communications, University of Southern California (USA), 2002.
  • Bachelor of Political Science & English Literature, Bombay University 1994

Honours, awards and grants

  • Australian Learning and Teaching Council Citation (2011). The team's citation reads: For creating innovative learning spaces which promote the critical application of knowledge to 'real world' gender equity issues and inspire students to become change agents.
  • Flinders University, Social Sciences Faculty Award (2009) for Excellence and Innovation in Teaching (Team Leader)
  • Excellence in research award, Syracuse University (2007)

Key responsibilities

As the Associate Director of the Gender Consortium, CDS, her responsibilities include curriculum design, participatory training on gender analysis and gender mainstreaming and research on gender equity issues.

Teaching interests

  • Gender and Development
  • Women, peace and security
  • E-governance
  • Information and Communication Technology for Development
  • E-learning

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Research interests

Research

  • Women, peace and security
  • Gender and Development
  • E-governance
  • Information and Communication Technology (ICTs) for Development

Consultancy

  • Capacity building in gender analysis and gender mainstreaming
  • Gender Audits
  • Applied policy research on gender and development (focus on gender inclusive peace and security)
  • E-learning

Publications

  • Mundkur, A. (2012). The Role of Institutional Entrepreneurs in Enabling the Adoption of E-Governance Systems. In F Patel, P Sooknanan, G Rampersad & A Mundkur, ed. Information Technology, Development and Social Change. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 92-103.
  • Rampersad, G.C., Patel, F., Sooknanan, P. and Mundkur, A. (2012). Looking Forward: Difussing Innovations and Developing Communities With Respect Dignity and Jutice. In F Patel, P Sooknanan, G Rampersad & A Mundkur, ed. Information Technology, Development and Social Change. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 139-144.
  • Porter, E. and Mundkur, A. (2012). Peace and Security: Implications for Women. St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press.
  • Mundkur, A. (2011). Achieving Security: Women's Leadership. Introducing UN Women Summit.
  • Porter, E., Mundkur, A. and Every, D. (2010). Implementing UNSCR 1325 in the Asia Pacific Region. Women's International league of Peace and Freedom Repository. Women, Peace and Security: From Resolution to Action Geneva High-Level Consultation 15-16 September 2010, Geneva.
    [Web Link]
  • Shaw, C., Mundkur, A. and Cooper, M. (2010). Women Organising for an Australian National Action Plan on Security Council Resolution 1325. Women's International league of Peace and Freedom Repository. Women, Peace and Security: From Resolution to Action Geneva High-Level Consultation 15-16 September 2010, Geneva.
    [Web Link]
  • Mundkur, A. (2010). Women, Peace & Security: What is the progress in the Asia Pacific. Tenth International Women in Asia Conference: Crisis, Agency, and Change.
  • Mundkur, A. (2005). The role of camera-bundle image management software in the consumer digital imaging value chain. Proceedings of SPIE, 5678
    [10.1117/12.588031]
  • Patel, F., Sooknanan, P., Rampersad, G.C. and Mundkur, A. (2012). Editors. Information Technology, Development and Social Change. New York, USA: Routledge.
  • Mundkur, A. (2006). Editor. Gender in the information society: Emerging issues. UNDP Asia-Pacific Development Information Programme.
  • Mundkur, A. and Ellickson, C. (2012). Bringing the Real World in: Reflection on Building a Virtual Learning Environment. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 36(3) pp. 369-384.
    [10.1080/03098265.2012.692073] [Scopus]
  • Mundkur, A. and Venkatesh, M. (2009). The role of institutional logics in the design of e-governance systems. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 6(1) pp. 12-30.
    [10.1080/19331680802698943]
  • Mundkur, A. (2011). Achieving Security: Women's Leadership. Introducing UN Women Summit.
  • Shaw, C., Mundkur, A. and Cooper, M. (2010). Women Organising for an Australian National Action Plan on Security Council Resolution 1325. Women's International league of Peace and Freedom Repository. Women, Peace and Security: From Resolution to Action Geneva High-Level Consultation 15-16 September 2010, Geneva.
    [Web Link]
  • Porter, E., Mundkur, A. and Every, D. (2010). Implementing UNSCR 1325 in the Asia Pacific Region. Women's International league of Peace and Freedom Repository. Women, Peace and Security: From Resolution to Action Geneva High-Level Consultation 15-16 September 2010, Geneva.
    [Web Link]
  • Mundkur, A. (2010). Women, Peace & Security: What is the progress in the Asia Pacific. Tenth International Women in Asia Conference: Crisis, Agency, and Change.
  • Porter, E. and Mundkur, A. (2012). Peace and Security: Implications for Women. St Lucia, Queensland: University of Queensland Press.
  • Mundkur, A. (2012). The Role of Institutional Entrepreneurs in Enabling the Adoption of E-Governance Systems. In F Patel, P Sooknanan, G Rampersad & A Mundkur, ed. Information Technology, Development and Social Change. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 92-103.
  • Rampersad, G.C., Patel, F., Sooknanan, P. and Mundkur, A. (2012). Looking Forward: Difussing Innovations and Developing Communities With Respect Dignity and Jutice. In F Patel, P Sooknanan, G Rampersad & A Mundkur, ed. Information Technology, Development and Social Change. New York, USA: Routledge, pp. 139-144.
  • Mundkur, A. and Ellickson, C. (2012). Bringing the Real World in: Reflection on Building a Virtual Learning Environment. Journal of Geography in Higher Education, 36(3) pp. 369-384.
    [10.1080/03098265.2012.692073] [Scopus]
  • Mundkur, A. and Venkatesh, M. (2009). The role of institutional logics in the design of e-governance systems. Journal of Information Technology and Politics, 6(1) pp. 12-30.
    [10.1080/19331680802698943]
  • Mundkur, A. (2005). The role of camera-bundle image management software in the consumer digital imaging value chain. Proceedings of SPIE, 5678
    [10.1117/12.588031]

Professional and community engagement

  • Founder Member UN Women Australia Adelaide Chapter
  • Member Premier's Council for Women (South Australia)
  • Member Strategic Plan Audit Committee (South Australia)

Expertise for media contact

Subject Titles

  • Women

Interests

  • Women, peace and security

Contact

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