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Suchismita Chattopadhyay, PhD

Assistant Professor


School of Liberal Studies


  • Graduation In: Pol. Science (Hons.)
  • Graduation From: Lady Shri Ram College for Women, Unviersity of Delhi, India
  • Graduation Year: 2009
  • Post Graduation In: Political Studies
  • Post Graduation From: Centre for Political Studies, JNU, New Delhi
  • Post Graduation Year: 2011
  • Doctorate In: Anthropology and Sociology
  • Doctorate From: The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva
  • Doctorate Year: 2022


Visiting Faculty, Krea University
March 2023- June 2023
Consultant, Oxford Poilicy Management
August 2022- June 2023
Teaching Assistant, The Graduate Institute, Geneva
February 2017-February 2018/  February 2021- July 2021
Visiting Faculty, Shiv Nadar University
July 2015- May 2016

Key Publications

2023. “Youth Must Keep Upvaluing Themselves”: Of Personality Development and Modern Selves in Contemporary Delhi. In: Dar, A., Kannan, D. (eds) Childhood and Youth in India. Studies in Childhood and Youth. Palgrave Macmillan. 
2021. “The Pandemic of Productivity: The Work of Home and the Work from Home”, Anthropology in Action, 28(1), 47-51.
2019. “Ruminating the Field and the Pedagogy of Writing Notes”, Café Dissensus, Issue 50, Writing in Academia, edited by A Dsgupta and M Lohokare.
2016. “Fashioning Powerful Women: The Queen and the Commoner of Indian Politics” in Fashion: Tyranny and Revelation. Brill.