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.

Asis Kumar Banerjee

Honorary Visiting Professor

Dipankor Coondoo

Honorary Visiting Professor

Prasanta Ray

Honorary Visiting Professor

Prabhat Datta

Honorary Adjunct Professor