Dr. Sreetama Misra Assistant Professor
School of Humanities, Social Sciences & Management

Research Interests

Applied Ethics;
Socio-philosophical studies;

Contact Details

  • 005, SHSS&M
  • +91 674 7136422
  • sreetama@iitbbs.ac.in

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 Degree Discipline Year School
  PhD Philosophy 2016 Assam University, Silchar


Sreetama Misra serves as a Philosophy faculty member at the School of Humanities, Social Sciences & Management, IIT Bhubaneswar. With more than ten years of teaching experience, she has displayed exceptional academic prowess, earning gold medals in both her undergraduate and postgraduate studies. Her doctoral degree was completed at Assam University, Silchar, and she received recognition through a Junior Research Fellowship from ICPR, New Delhi. Over the past decade, she has been actively involved in teaching and research, displaying a keen focus on moral philosophy, environmental ethics, and phenomenology. Throughout her career, she has exhibited a dedicated commitment to academia, contributing significantly through journal publications and presentations at national and international conferences.


 Ethics and Leadership Skills for Technocrats (HS3L004)
Moral Thinking (HS4L012)
Concepts in Phenomenology (HS6L003)
Introduction to Philosophy (HS2L009)


Recent Publications (International Journals)

1Misra, S. (2024). Heidegger, Moral Values, and Non-Human Animals: Philosophical Intersections. Filozofia, 79(3), 303-318. 0046-385X. DOI: https://doi.org/10.31577/filozofia.2024.79.3.6
2Chakraborty, S. & Misra, S. 'Immanuel Kant' In Poff, D.C., Michalos, A.C.(eds), Encyclopedia of Business and Professional Ethics, 2022, Springer, Cham. https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-23514- 1_814-1
3Misra, S. 'Revitalizing Human Values in an Age of Technology', Philosophies, 2022, 7(6), 136; https://doi.org/10.3390/philosophies7060136
4Misra, S., Book Review on Timothy Williamson, Tetralogue: I'm Right You're Wrong (Oxford University Press, 2015, 1-153 pages, ISBN 978-0-19-872888-7), Journal of Human Values, 23(1), 1- 4, Sage Publications.
5Misra, S., 'Animal Ethics: Beyond Neutrality, Universality and Consistency' in Bangladesh Journal of Bioethics, 2016, 7(3), Special Issue on Animal Ethics, 34-45.
6Misra, S., 'Environment, Globalization and Culture', Philosophy and Progress, Dhaka University Journal, Vol. LVII-LVIII, July-December, 2015, ISSN: 1607-2278, 106-118.
7Misra, S., 'Ethics and Knowledge: A Study From Russell's Perspective', Philosophy Pathways, Issue 209, 2017, http://www.philosophypathways.com/newsletter/
8Misra, S., 'Reclaiming Our Identities: A Glocal Initiative', International Journal of Applied Ethics, Ethics andValues, Vol. 6, 2017-2018, ISSN 2321-2497, 67-84.
94. Misra, S., 'Redefining the Role of Morality & Rationality', International Journal of Applied Ethics (Happiness Ethics), Vol. 7, Peer Reviewed, 2019-2020, ISSN 2321-2497, New Delhi: Centre For Ethics & Values, Ramanujan College, pp. 143-154.

Recent Publications (National Journals)

1Misra, S. The Future of Eco-refugees: Sustainable Development and Beyond. In 'Cosmopolitan Thought and the Displaced' ed. Pius V. Thomas (peer-reviewed), 2023, New Delhi: Authors Press, 151-165
2Misra, S., 'What Sets Us Apart? A Philosophical Account', Ensemble, Vol. 2, No. 1, March 2020, ISSN 2582-0427, https://doi.org/10.37948/ensemble-2020-0201-a011
3Chakraborty, S., Misra, S. 'Arbitrary Power: Moral Failure of Humanity', Nuances: A Journal of Humanistic Inquiry, Vol. 4, Issue1, Jan-June 2018, ISSN 2395-0943, 15-28.

Conferences (International)

1Convened and Organized a Philosophical Colloquium on 'The Concept and Connotations of Maitri: Religion, Philosophy and Praxeology' on 23rd March, 2024 in Online Mode.
2Misra, S. [2023, March 2 - March 3]. Democratization of Knowledge: Philosophical Possibilities and Reflections from the lens of Habermas. [Conference Presentation]. International Conference on Information Infrastructure of Social Science Research in India, Institute of Development Studies, Kolkata.
3Misra, S. [2023, Feb 10 - Feb 12]. Critical Thinking: Addressing the Impediments through Environmental Philosophy. [Conference Presentation]. International Hybrid Conference on Outcome Based Education, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerela.
4Misra, S. [2023, Jan 19]. The Self, Discourse and Religion: Reconnoitering Habermas. [Conference Presentation]. Symposium on Agency, Mind and Value, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences, IIT Bombay.
5Convened and Organized an International e-conference e-CoExist, 2020 on Coping with Covid 19: Sustainable Living in the Era of Pandemic organized by IQAC, Belda College, W.B in collaboration with Bangladesh Open University, on 15th June, 2020 – 16th June, 2020.

Conferences (National)

1Organised a One Day Talk by Dr. Jaynarayan Tudu titled 'Curiosity, Creativity, Contemplation and Culture' on 12th August, 2023.
2Convened and Organised a One Day National Workshop titled 'Integrative Wellness Through Yoga' on 24th July, 2023 under the sponsorship of Indian Council of Philosophical Research, New Delhi
3Convened and Organised an ICPR Sponsored One Day Periodical Lecture on ‘Morality and Technology in the 21st Century’ on 12th February, 2020.
4Convened and organized a ICPR Sponsored One Day National Conference on Yoga in Philosophy and Practice on 21st June, 2022 at Belda College.

Academic Honors & Awards

  • Awarded Gold Medal & Merit Prize for securing 1st class 1st Position in B.A, AUS.
  • Awarded Upendra Sankar Memorial Prize for 1st Rank in M.A.
  • Awarded Gold Medal & Merit prize for securing 1st Class 1st position in M.A, AUS.
  • Awarded Junior Research Fellowship by ICPR, New Delhi
  • Received Token of Acknowledgement for Contribution Towards the Society from Adamas University, Kolkata

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Professional Experience

Assistant Professor in the Department of Philosophy, Belda College (Vidyasagar University) from July, 2014 - November, 2022. Trained Programme Officer of National Service Scheme from Narendrapur Ramakrishna Mission. Completed Interdisciplinary Refresher Course on Human Rights and Social Inclusion from Jamia Milia Islamia, New Delhi in 2020. Completed Refresher Course in Social & Political Philosophy from Jadavpur University, Kolkata in 2018.      

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