Faculty


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


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


Alok Kumar Kanungo
Assistant Research Professor
Research InterestsWho owns the past; Understanding history and origin of the Nagas; History and origin of glass

 


Ambika Aiyadurai
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Biodiversity conservation, human-animal relations, ecotourism, indigenous people and livelihoods, conservation and development.


Anezka Sebek
Scholar-in-Residence Humanities
Research Interests: Urban sociology, Art media and technology, Spanish literature


Angus McBlane
Visiting Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Phenomenology; posthumanism; Embodied Cognition; Comparative Philosophy/Theory


Arka Chattopadhyay
Assistant Professor
Research InterestsModernism and Postmodernism, Lacanian Psychoanalysis, Bengali Literature, Affect Studies, Mathematical Thinking, Literary Forms, Body in Literature, Sexuality Studies, Spectrality and literature. 


Arnapurna Rath
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: South Asian Literature, Comparative Literature, and Digital Humanities


Dyotana Banerjee
Lecturer

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


Frederick Lawrence Coolidge
Scholar-in-Residence Humanities
Research InterestsBehavior Genetics, Cognitive Archaeology, Personality Assessment


Jaison A. Manjaly
Jasubhai Memorial Chair Professor
Research Interests: Curiosity; Embodied Cognition; Moral Decision


Jooyoung Kim
Assistant Teaching Professor 
Research Interests: Linguistics Syntax and Semantics, Syntax – Semantics of East and Southeast Asian languages


Krishna Prasad Miyapuram
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Brain Imaging (fMRI) & Cognitive Science, Learning & Decision Making, Consumer Behaviour & Neuroeconomics, Machine Learning & Artificial Intelligence.


Leslee Lazar
Assistant Teaching Professor
Research Interests: Neuroscience of Design, Science Communication, Cultural Cognition, Behavioral Change.


Lilavati Krishnan
Guest Professor
Research Interests: Distributive justice, Prosocial behavior, Cross-cultural/cultural issues, Indigenous concepts in psychology.


Madhumita Sengupta
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Modern and Contemporary Indian History, Colonialism and the British Indian Empire,  Postcolonial Studies, Social History, Politics of Language and Print Periodicals in Bangla and Assamese.


Malavika Subramanyam
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Socioeconomic and psychosocial determinants of health; public health nutrition; program evaluation.


Mana Apoorva Shah
Lecturer
Research InterestsSanskrit and Prakrit grammar, Jain Kavya and Stotra literature, Manuscriptology.

 


Meera M. Sunny
Associate Professor
Research Interests: Visual Attention, Attention capture, Visual marking

 


Michel Danino
Visiting Professor
Research InterestsIndia’s protohistory, early history, society and cultural heritage; history of science and technology in premodern India; archaeological sciences.

 


Mohd. Mubashshir Ahsan
Lecturer
Research Interests: Arabic and Islamic Studies in India, Translation: Arabic to English, Hindi, Urdu, and vice versa.


Neeraj Kumar
Post Doctoral Fellow
Research Interests: Action, Perception, Motor Control


Nishaant Choksi
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Semiotics; linguistic ethnography; script and writing systems; language and politics; aesthetics of language; Adivasi societies and history; Border Regions.


R. S. Bisht
Guest Professor
Research Interests: Archaeology


Rosa Maria Perez
Visiting Professor
Research Interests: Social structures, Social segregation, Subaltern studies, Fieldwork methodology, Portuguese colonialism and postcolonialism in India, Globalisation and Diaspora, Anthropology and Cinema.

 


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


Sharmita Lahiri
Assistant Professor
Research Interests: Indian writing in English; Postcolonial Literature; Feminist Literature; Multiethnic Literature


Shungo Kawanishi
Scholar-in-Residence
Research Interests: Global Education, International Relations, Global Studies, Industrial Sociology, Asian Studies, Intercultural Communication


Shyam Sunder
Guest Professor
Research Interests: Financial reporting, information in security markets, statistical theory of valuation, and design of electronic markets.


V.N. Prabhakar
Associate Professor
Research Interests:Bead manufacturing technologies of the Harappans, ernestite drills and their role in defining the technology of the Dholavira Harappans