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Partha Sarathi Mishra

Area of Practice

Primatology, Evolutionary Psychology


M. Sc. (Biotechnology) University of Burdwan)

Ph.D. in Zoology, Bharathiar University

Work Experience

  • Founder and President-Elect, Association of Indian Primatologists
  • Member of IUCN Primate SSG South Asia Division
  • Senior Researcher, Zoo Outreach Organization
  • Marine Mammal Research Coordinator, National Center for Biological Sciences
  • Researcher, Department of Psychology, University of Mysore
  • Researcher, Salim Ali Center for Ornithology and Natural History
  • Researcher, Bombay Natural History Society
  • Researcher, Foundation for Ecological Research, Advocacy and Learning
  • Researcher, Wildlife Institute of India

Interest Areas

Evolution of behavior, evolutionary anthropology, behavioral ecology, primatology

Current Practice at Srishti

Urban ecology, ecological consciousness, wildlife conservation and communication, understanding animal behavior

Creative Practice and Outreach

Workshop on Basics of Primatology

Outreach activities on behalf of Association of Indian Primatology

Recent Units facilitated

7th Semester Project (B. Des IAIDP 4th Year): Animals Through Space and Time- Investigated the narratives prevalent in the social media and general understanding of animals in people’s lives. Experimented with different media to interpret, express and intervene in the narration of the animals. Field trips were taken to bookshops in MG Road and to Valparai and Anamalai National Park.

Projects showcase:


Practitioners understanding the role of outreach in conservation at Nature Conservation Foundation office, Valparai


Practitioners at Valparai learning about Rainforests


Snippets from the Open House 2022


Snippets from the Open House 2022