Research Interests: Politics of urban transformations, Caste politics in India, Youth politics, neoliberal cultures, and social media, Indian middle-class politics
- B.A. (Political Science): Jadavpur University, India, 2008
- M.A. (International Relations): Jadavpur University, India, 2010
- M.Sc. (International Development): University of Edinburgh, United Kingdom, 2011
- Ph.D. (Humanities & Social Sciences): IIT Gandhinagar, India, 2020
- Banerjee, Dyotana, “Pandemic rituals and compliant urban neighbours: Middle-class politics in Bangalore’’, Urban Now, International Journal of Urban and Regional Research, Aug 2020 (published)
- Banerjee, Dyotana, “Reading a Dalit movement through social media; limits and possibilities”, Critical Asian Studies, Aug 2019, Taylor & Francis (published)
- Banerjee, Dyotana, and Mehta, Mona G. “Caste and capital in the remaking of Ahmedabad.”
Contemporary South Asia, 25, no. 2, 2017: 182-195, Taylor & Francis (published)
- Banerjee, Dyotana, and Das Noyonika, “Moralizing middle class and the Choked response to Demonetization”, in South Asia Journal, Commentary, June 6, 2020. (published)
- Banerjee, Dyotana, “Caste, class and populist political anxieties in ‘Paatal Lok'”, The Wire, May 23, 2020. Thewire.in
- Banerjee, Dyotana, “Thappad: defying patriarchy without dismantling families?”, Countercurrents.org, May 12, 2020.
- Ingole, Prashant and Banerjee, Dyotana, “Coronavirus and caste: is our response to the pandemic casteist?”, The Quint, Mar. 21, 2020.
- Banerjee, Dyotana, “Savarna middle class and Article 15: Puncturing the ‘politics’ in the political”, in Countercurrents.org, Jul. 9, 2019.
- Lecturer, Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Aug 2020 to present)
- Adjunct Faculty, Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Gandhinagar (Jan 2020 – Jul 2020)