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Prof. Mayurakshi Chaudhuri
Associate Professor – Sociology
Email: mayurakshi.chaudhuri@flame.edu.in
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.

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://sites.google.com/flame.edu.in/mayurakshi-chaudhuri/home.


Guest Editor, Special Issue Journal (Peer-Reviewed)

  • 2018, “Postcolonial Intersections: Asia on the Move” (edited with Viola Thimm). Special Section on “Asia on the Move”. Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies, Volume 8, Issue 3 (Dec 2018), Berghahn Books, New York, Oxford.

Journal Articles Contributions to Books (Peer-Reviewed)

  • Forthcoming in 2023, “A Computational Study of Indian Interstate Migration through the Gender Lens” (co-authored with Niveditta and Chiranjoy Chattopadhyay), in Irudaya Rajan (ed) India Migration Report, Taylor and Francis Group

  •  Forthcoming in 2023, “Building Digital Humanities Curricula in technology- emphasized Indian classrooms” (co-authored with Chiranjoy Chattopadhyay), in Maya Dodd and Nirmala Menon (Eds.) Practices of Digital Humanities in India: Learning by Doing (Digital Humanities in Asia Series), Routledge

  •  2022, “Authentic Leadership being Shared as a Collective, (co-authored with Mattius Rischard, Patricia Goodman Hayward, Claudine Brunnquell, Chiranjoy Chattopadhyay, and Alice C. Mello) in Viktor Wang’s (Ed) Handbook of Research on Educational Leadership and Research Methodology, IGI Global

  •  2021, “Intersectional Im/Mobilities: Gender, Family and Information Technology Professionals in Digital India” (co-authored with Sakshi Shukla), Applied Mobilities, Taylor and Francis. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/23800127.2021.1996904

  •  2020, “Understanding Leadership within Higher Education: How Community Resilience Strengthens Humanics Across Team Collaborations.” (co-authored with Patricia Goodman, Claudine Brunnquell, Mayurakshi Chaudhuri, Chiranjoy Chattopadhyay, and Mattius Rischard), In Victor Wang’s (Ed.) Educational Leadership: Perspectives, Management and Challenges, Nova Science Publishers, New York. ISBN: 978-1-53618- 566-9

  •  2019, “Migration as mobility? An intersectional approach,” (co-authored with Viola Thimm) Applied Mobilities, Taylor and Francis. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1080/23800127.2019.1573780

  •  2019, “Aren’t we the products of the education system?”: Historical and Contemporary Education Policies, Practices and Effects in South and Southeast Asia. (co-authored with Viola Thimm, and Sarah J. Mahler), In Eds. Olena Hankivsky & Julia Jordan-Zachery’s Bringing Intersectionality to Public Policy, Palgrave Macmillan. ISBN:978-3-319-98473-5

  •  2018, “Postcolonial Intersections: Introduction to the themed special section” (co-authored with Viola Thimm), in Special Section on “Asia on the Move”. Transfers: Interdisciplinary Journal of Mobility Studies, Berghahn Books, New York, Oxford. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3167/TRANS.2018.080303.

  •  2018, “Expressing similarities and differences: Latin@ voices from metropolitan Miami,” (co-authored with Sarah J. Mahler and Jasney Cogua-Lopez), Latino Studies. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1057/s41276-018-0116-0

  •  2017, “Enhancing intersectional analyses with polyvocality: Making and illustrating the model” (co-authored with Viola Thimm and Sarah J. Mahler), in Social Sciences (Special Issue on “Gender, Family and Society: Reciprocal Influences.”), Vol. 6 (2), 37, MDPI, Switzerland. DOI: https://doi.org/10.3390/socsci6020037

  •  2016, “Whose Body is Our Body? Gender, Body Politics and the Nation.” Journal of the Country Women’s Association of India (March 2016)

  •  2015, “Scaling Intersectionality: Advancing Feminist Analysis of Transnational Families.” (co-authored with Sarah J. Mahler and Vrushali Patil), Invited article for Katherine R. Allen and Ana Lucia Jaramillo Sierra (Eds.), special issue entitled “Feminist Perspectives on Family Relationships” for Sex Roles: Volume 73, Issue 3, Page 100-112. DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/s11199-015-0506-9

  •  2014, “Gendered geographies of power: Their value for analyzing gender across transnational spaces.” (co-authored with Viola Thimm and Sarah J. Mahler), In J. Gruhlich, & B. Riegraf’s (Eds.), Geschlecht und transnationale räume. Feministische perspektiven auf neue ein- und ausschlüsse. [Feminist perspectives on new inclusions and exclusions.] (pp. 192 – 207). Münster: Westfälisches Dampfboot. ISBN: 978-3-89691-241-1

  •  2014, “Gender and the Undocumented: Avanzando or Abject?” (co-authored with Sarah J. Mahler), In Lois Lorentzen’s (Ed.) Hidden Lives and Human Rights in America: Understanding the Controversies and Tragedies of Undocumented Immigration (pp. 117 – 143). ABC CLIO. ISBN-13: 978-1440828478; ISBN-10: 1440828474

Other Publications

  • 2022, “Perceptions of (In)Fertility in rural Rajasthan: An ethnographic study” (co-authored with Sayantani Saraswati and Sakshi Shukla), Journal of the Country Women’s Association of India (for their Golden Jubilee Celebration Issue)

  • 2020, “Interdisciplinary Programs: Digital Humanities Research and Academic Programmes”. 2020. Techscape (Science and Education Magazine) Vol. 1, Issue 1, IIT Jodhpur

  • 2015, “Investigating the online experience at FIU: Qualitative data results from research on student learning -- An Executive Summary.” Published by the Online Division, Florida International University, Miami, FL. USA

  • 2014, “Gender in Motion: Negotiating Bengali Social Statuses across Time and Territories (Doctoral Dissertation).” Florida International University Electronic Thesis and Dissertation, Paper 1251.


For more details, please visit: https://sites.google.com/flame.edu.in/mayurakshi-chaudhuri/research.