Currently, I am an Assistant Professor of Sociology in UNPG College Padrauna-Kushinagar, Uttar Pradesh, India. I have an interdisciplinary academic background, holding a BSc in Physics and Chemistry, MBA in International Business & Marketing, MA in Sociology and MPhil & PhD in Science Policy Studies from the Centre for Studies in Science Policy, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India. My area of interest includes cremation technology, human values, sustainability, belief, rituals, and death studies .
V.N. Prajapati (2021) ‘Sustainable disposal of the dead: A study of Nigambodh Ghat in Delhi’, African Journal of Science, Technology, Innovation and Development, 13:7, 865-872.
V.N. Prajapati & S. Bhaduri (2019) ‘Human Values in Disposing of the Dead: An Inquiry into Cremation Technology’, Journal of Human Values, 25:1, 52–65.
Book review: V.N. Prajapati (2023) Burning the dead: Hindu nationhood and the global construction of Indian tradition (authored by David Arnold), Mortality, DOI: 10.1080/13576275.2023.2264206