Faculty

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Achal Mehra

Visiting Professor

Research Interests: Online media, Media management, Investigative reporting, Media law, media ethics, Censorship, International communications, Comparative media systems, Mass media and society

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Alok Kumar Kanungo

Assistant Research Professor

Research Interests: Who owns the past, Understanding history and origin of the nagas, History and origin of glass

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Ambika Aiyadurai

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Biodiversity conservation, Human-animal relations, Natural resources management, Iindigenous people and livelihoods, Conservation and development

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Angus McBlane

Visiting Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Cultural theory, Embodiment, Environmental humanities, Merleau-Ponty, Phenomenology, Posthumanism, Posthumanist philosophy, Science and Technology, Visual culture

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Arka Chattopadhyay

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: 20th century literature: modernism and postmodernism, Modern theatre, European avant garde fiction, Continental philosophy and psychoanalysis, Bengali vernacular literature and transnationalism, Translation theory, Modern poetry, affect studies

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Arnapurna Rath

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Digital humanities, South-asian literature, Critical theories, Bakhtin studies, Creative writing, Comparative literature

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Atul Singh

Visiting Professor

Research Interests: Global Economy, World Affairs, Geopolitics, Political Systems & Sustainability

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Dyotana Banerjee

Lecturer

Research Interests: Politics of urban transformations, Caste politics in India, Youth politics, neoliberal cultures, and social media, Indian middle class politics

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Jaison A Manjaly

Jasubhai Memorial Chair, Professor

Research Interests: Curiosity, Embodied cognition, Moral decision

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Jooyoung Kim

Assistant Teaching Professor

Research Interests: linguistics Syntax and Semantics, Syntax - Semantics of East and Southeast Asian languages

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Krishna Prasad Miyapuram

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Neuroeconomics & neuromarketing, Computational cognitive science, Neuroimaging (EEG, fMRI) & brain computer interface, Machine learning & artificial intelligence

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Leslee Lazar

Assistant Teaching Professor

Research Interests: Neuroscience of Perception, Touch Perception, Multi-modal Somatosensory Processing, Aesthetic Perception & Creativity, Design Pedagogy & Behavioural Change,Science Communication

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Madhumita Sengupta

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Modern Indian History with special focus on British Assam, Colonialism, Social History, Religious Traditions, Politics of Language and Identity movements

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Malavika Subramanyam

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: The influence of socioeconomic context (at multiple levels and in multiple domains), neighborhood of residence, as well as macroeconomic factors on under nutrition, obesity, insulin resistance and diabetes.

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Mana Apoorva Shah

Lecturer

Research Interests: Sanskrit and Prakrit grammar, Jain Kavya and Stotra literature, Manuscriptology

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Meera M. Sunny

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Visual attention, Attention capture, Visual marking

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Michel Danino

Visiting Professor

Research Interests: Archaeology and history of ancient India, History of Indian science and technology, Indian heritage, Cultural education

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Mohd. Mubashir Ahsan

Lecturer

Research Interests: Arabic and Islamic studies in India, Translation : arabic to english, hindi, urdu, and vice versa

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Nishaant Choksi

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Semiotics, Linguistic ethnography, Script and writing systems, Language and politics, Aesthetics of language, Adivasi societies and history, Gujarat, Jharkhand/West Bengal border regions

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A. Ramanathan

Visiting Professor

Research Interests: Managerial economics, Cost benefit analysis, Applied econometrics and monetary economics, Research methods in social sciences, Select topics of engineering economics

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Sharada C. V.

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Archaeozoology and taphonomy, Bioarchaeology, Application of sciences in archaeology, Palaeoenvironmental reconstruction, Human-environment interactions in the past and present

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Sharmita Lahiri

Assistant Professor

Research Interests: Indian writing in english, Postcolonial literature and theory, Feminist literature and theory, Multiethnic literature, Writing and composition

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V.N. Prabhakar

Associate Professor

Research Interests: Harappan archaeology with emphasis on application of sciences in archaeology