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Prof. Mayurakshi Chaudhuri

Prof. Mayurakshi Chaudhuri

Prof. Mayurakshi Chaudhuri - PhD in Global and Sociocultural Studies from Florida International University, USA; M.A in Town and Regional Planning from University of Sheffield, U.K.; B.Sc. in Geography from University of Calcutta, India.


BIO

Prof. Mayurakshi Chaudhuri is Associate Professor of Sociology in the Department of Social Sciences, FLAME School of Liberal Education at FLAME University, Pune.


With B.Sc. in Geography from University of Calcutta (India), and M.A. in Regional Planning from University of Sheffield (UK), Mayurakshi Chaudhuri earned her integrated M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Comparative Sociology and Global and Sociocultural Studies from Florida International University (USA). Her research areas include Gender Studies, Migrations and Mobilities, Historical Sociology, Technology and Society, and Qualitative Research Methods.


Prof. Chaudhuri is the recipient of international and national fellowships including a GESIS-EUROLAB Fellowship from the Leibniz Institute for the Social Sciences (GESIS, Germany), a German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Fellowship, and the Government of India National Merit Scholarship. Her research has been extensively published with top tier journals such as Sex Roles (Springer), Transfers (Berghahn Books, Oxford), and Applied Mobilities (Taylor and Francis). She has completed an online teaching project for the course Gender and Society as part of the Ministry of Human Resource Development's Direct To Home initiative (DTH Channel 16: NPTEL: Humanities, Social Sciences, and Management). Her recent research projects focus on emerging areas of technology and mobility, digital healthcare, and images in digital cultures. An interdisciplinary scholar with academic training in Sociology, Cultural Anthropology, and Geography, she enjoys advising undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral projects that are located at the intersections of society, culture, and technology.


Prior to joining FLAME University, Pune, Prof. Chaudhuri was Assistant Professor of Sociology in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at Indian Institute of Technology Jodhpur, and Founding Faculty of Digital Humanities programs at IIT Jodhpur.


For more details, please visit: https://mayurakshic.github.io/


RESEARCH & PUBLICATIONS

For a complete list of publications, please visit: https://mayurakshic.github.io/research.html