Dr Juhi Sadiya is serving as Assistant Professor in the Department of Museology, at the National Museum Institute of History of Art, Conservation and Museology, New Delhi. She is a UGC-JRF recipient. Her doctoral research focuses on the relevance and potential of natural history museum in Indian Society. Earlier she has worked as a Guest Lecturer in the Department of Museology, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. She was a Research Fellow at the National Museum Institute under the project, ‘Documentation of Intangible Cultural Heritage’. Dr Sadiya has also worked at the National Children’s Museum, New Delhi.
Her current duties include teaching master’s classes, guiding master’s seminar and dissertation. Dr Sadiya has conceptualized several outreach educational programmes for different target audiences. She has coordinated several capacity building programmes organised by the department of Museology, NMI for museum professionals of India and abroad. She has also coordinated several national and international seminars and conferences. She is a visiting faculty at various institutions like A.M.U; Aligarh; Wildlife institute of India, Dehradun; IGRMS, Bhopal and INTACH.
Dr. Sadiya was a research team member in the project ‘Things Unbound, Things Encountered: object engagement in museums of India and the UK’, awarded by the British Academy and UGC-UKIERI jointly to the department of Museology, NMI and University of Leicester, U.K. Under this project she researched visitors ‘engagement with the museum object in the museums of India and the U.K. She also participated in the training course in The Netherlands organised by Cultural Heritage Agency of The Netherlands and Reinwardt Academy, The Netherlands