Véronique Dupont is a senior research fellow in urban demography at the French Research Institute for Sustainable Development (IRD), France, in the CESSMA research unit – the Centre for Social Sciences Studies on Africa, America and Asia – in Paris. She is presently the joint director of CESSMA. She is also an associated member of the Centre for Indian and South Asian Studies (CEIAS) in Paris, and a senior visiting fellow at the Centre for Policy Research in Delhi. She was the Director of the Centre for Social Sciences and Humanities (CSH) of New Delhi from 2003 to 2007.
Her research focuses on the socio-spatial transformations of Indian metropolises. She is particularly interested in the interrelations between urban policies and residential and coping strategies of the populations in informal settlements.
Dupont V., Jordhus-Lier D., Sutherland C., Braathen E. (eds), The Politics of Slums in the Global South. Urban informality in Brazil, India, South Africa and Peru. Routledge, Abingdon, 2016, 230 p. (http://www.routledge.com/books/details/9781138839816/)
Zérah, M.-H., Dupont V., Tawa Lama-Rewal St. (Scientific editors), Urban policies and the right to the city in India. Rights, responsibilities and citizenship, UNESCO & Centre de Sciences Humaines, New Delhi, November 2011, 180 p. (http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0021/002146/214602e.pdf)
Dupont V., Landy F. (eds), Circulation et territoire dans le monde indien contemporain, Purushartha No. 28, Editions de l’EHESS, Paris, 2010, 340 p.
Dupont V., Heuzé J. (eds), La ville en Asie du Sud. Analyse et mise en perspective, Purushartha, N° 26, EHESS-CEIAS, Paris, 2007, 440 p.
Dupont V. (ed), Peri-urban India. Special Issue, Cities, Volume 24, Issue 2, April 2007, pp. 89-147. [https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/02642751/24/2 ]