Dr Dhanashree Giri Amatya

Academic History

Ph.D in Mass Communication, Masters in Mass Communication and Journalism, Bachelors in Arts (Specialization -Political Science and Mass Communication)






Faculty of Humanities and Health Sciences


Contact Details

Mobile No.: +601123241218


Research Profile

ORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1789-5667


Research Interests

  • Media Studies,
  • Communication,
  • Environment,
  • Disaster Risk Reduction



Dhanashree Giri Amatya is a Ph.D. with an interdisciplinary focus and interests in media along with disaster risk reduction. She completed her Doctoral from Amity University located in India and Masters from Indraprastha University based in New Delhi. As a part of her interest in the environment, she is also involved with a not-for-profit organisation “The Hive Initiative” based in Oslo, where she is helping deliberate strategies in sensitizing organisations to be sustainable and environmentally conscious.


Professional Experience

  • Lecturer, Curtin Malaysia
  • Freelancer, Social Media Marketing
  • Research Officer, National Institute of Disaster Management
  • Editor/ Content Writer, Instamedia Pvt. Ltd


Professional Affiliation

  • Member – Indian Institute of Public Administration, New Delhi, India



  • Giri, D. (2020). Emerging Social Media Trends in Disaster Management Practices in India. Amity Communication Review, VII(1). https://www.amity.edu/asco/assets/pdf/journal/Amityjournal_Jan-June_2020.pdf  ISSN: 2395-101X
  • Giri, D., & Vats, A. (2019). Social media and disaster management in India: scope and limitations. In Advances in science, technology & innovation (pp. 349–356). https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-030-01659-3_41
  • Giri, D., & Vats, A. (2018). Natural disasters in India: A comparative study of print media’s approach of top four English dailies’ coverage of Uttarakhand floods, 2013. Indian Journal of Public Administration, 64(1), 73–86. https://doi.org/10.1177/0019556117735453
  • Giri D., Vats A. (2017). Disaster Management and Print Media- Then and Now: A Case Study of Uttarakhand Floods. In: Sidhu S. (ed) Communis, 4(8), pp. 1-26 ISSN: 2348-3601