Nishtha Vadehra

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Senior Associate – Word Lab
nvadehra at iihs dot ac dot in

M.A. English, University of Delhi;
B.A. (Hons) English, Lady Shri Ram College for Women, University of Delhi


As part of the Word Lab, Nishtha is involved in providing editorial support to academics and researchers, setting up processes for and producing the twice-yearly academic journal, Urbanisation, as well as book-length works at IIHS.

Prior to this, she has worked with Yoda Press, an independent publishing house based in Delhi. As Senior Editor and Rights Manager, she edited various academic and non-academic titles, helped oversee the book production process and managed author contracts and rights. She also occasionally helped run the Press’s bookstore, Yodakin, helping her fulfil a long-standing dream. In addition to this, she has worked as a freelance editor with several organisations like UNDP, Centre for Urban and Regional Excellence, Population Council, GIZ and UNODC, as well as with independent scholars and researchers.