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Dr. Niharika Banerjea


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Assistant Professor of Sociology

Ph.D., University at Buffalo, The State University of New York
M.Phil. & M.A., Delhi School of Economics, Delhi University
B.A., Presidency College, Calcutta University

Teaching Areas
Introduction to Sociology
Gender, Sex, and Power
Transnational Feminisms
Transnational Sexualities
Queer Movements in India
Contemporary Urban India
Gender and Globalization
Globalization and Development
Urban Sociology
Qualitative and Ethnographic Methods
Feminist Methodologies

Research Areas
Global and transnational sociology
Transnational feminisms and sexualities
Gender and development
Qualitative methods and ethnographies
Feminist methodologies

Recent peer-reviewed publications
Banerjea, Niharika. 2011. Special Economic Zones and Middle-Class Connectivity in Urbanizing India. Global Studies Journal, Vol. 3, Issue 4:127-140

Banerjea, Niharika. 2011. Voluntary Participation and Poor Women’s Work: A Critical Examination of a Community Health Improvement Initiative in a Kolkata Slum. Contemporary South Asia, Vol. 19, Issue 4: 427-440

Banerjea, Niharika. 2011. Voluntary Participation and Self-Governance: A Study of Community Health Volunteering in Kolkata, India. Cultural Dynamics, Vol 23, Issue 3: 198-219

Work in progress
Banerjea, Niharika and Sappho for Equality. Queerspace Kolkata: Community and queer collaborative ethnography in an ‘ordinary city’. A collaborative ethnographic book project on community with lesbians, bisexuals, and transmen in eastern India.

Dr. Niharika Banerjea

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