Faculty

Achin Chakraborty

PhD in Economics, University of California at Riverside, 1995

Professor and Director

Areas of interest: Welfare Economics, Microeconomic issues in development economics, Human Development, Health Economics.

Amiya Kumar Bagchi

PhD in Economics, Cambridge University, 1963

Emeritus Professor

Areas of interest: Finance, human development issues and other aspects of development, the prospects of democracy in a globalizing world.

Anwesha Sengupta

PhD in History, CHS, JNU and CSDS

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest: Decolonization in South Asia, Popular Movements in
South Asia, Forced Migration Studies, Border Studies

Bidhan Kanti Das

PhD in Anthropology, Vidyasagar University, 2001

Associate Professor

Areas of interest: Bio diversity conservation strategies and livelihood concerns of local people; Local Forest Management; Social Ecology and Tribal Studies

Gorky Chakraborty

PhD in Economics, Dibrugarh University, 2008

Associate Professor

Areas of interest: Development related issues in North East India

Indrani Chakraborty

PhD in Economics, Calcutta University, 1994

Professor

Areas of interest: International Finance, Corporate Finance, Econometrics, Development Economics.

Jenia Mukherjee (on lien)

PhD in Environmental History, Jadavpur University, 2010

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest: Environmental history, urban sustainability, history of planning and development, social ecology, community development and trans-boundary water issues.

Nandini Ghosh

PhD in Social Sciences, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, 2008

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest: Gender Studies, Disability Studies, Qualitative Research Methodology.

Saswata Ghosh

PhD in Population Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2006

Associate Professor

Areas of interest: Mortality, morbidity, nutrition, women’s reproductive health, family planning, epidemiology and public health, field survey methods, demographic estimations, econometric methods.

Simantini Mukhopadhyay

Ph.D. in Economics,University of Calcutta

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest: Health Economics, Child Health and Nutrition, Measurement of Poverty and Inequality, Microeconometrics.

Soutrik Basu

PhD in Development Sociology, Wageningen University, the Netherlands

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest: Agricultural Extension; Market-led Agrarian
Reforms (MLAR); Innovation Systems; Natural Resource Management;
Knowledge Production; Commons; Science, Technology and Policy in
Ecological Networks; Science and Innovation Policy, Qualitative
Research; Case Study; Participatory Research

Subhanil Chowdhury

PhD in Economics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2008

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest: Macroeconomics, Development Economics, Globalization

Subrata Mukherjee

PhD in Economics, Centre for Development Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2006

Associate Professor and Joint Coordinator, M.Phil Programme

Areas of interest: Health economics, quantitative methods and microeconometrics, field survey techniques.

Supurna Banerjee

PhD in Sociology, University of Edinburgh, 2014.

Assistant Professor

Areas of interest: Gender, women, labour, migration, social space and activism.

Uttam Bhattacharya

PhD in Economics, University of Calcutta, 1996

Associate Professor

Areas of interest: Agriculture, Industrial Development, Labour, Disinvestment, Intellectual Property Rights and Skilled Migration.

Asis Kumar Banerjee

Honorary Visiting Professor

Dipankor Coondoo

Honorary Visiting Professor

Prasanta Ray

Honorary Visiting Professor

Prabhat Datta

Honorary Adjunct Professor