Lalitha M

Lalitha M is a PhD scholar in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Madras working with Dr. Solomon J Benjamin. She has done her Masters in Sociology from Hyderabad Central University (2017-2019), Hyderabad (India). She has a Bachelor degree in Mathematics (2014-17) from Stella Maris College, Chennai (India).

Current Research:

Her current research is in Urban Studies, studying settlements along the major waterbodies in Chennai.

Research Interest:

Land distribution, Housing, Spatial and social segregation, Idea of city


Institutional Address:

Research Scholar,

Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,

Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM),

Chennai -600036

Tamil Nadu,


Email: (institutional),