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Madhurima Das

2018 Postdoc, Ca' Foscari University of Venice (Italy), Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage.
2017 PhD, University of Oregon (USA),  Department of Sociology.
2012 MA, University of Oregon (USA), Department of Sociology.
2010 MA, Jadavpur University (Kolkata, India), Department of Sociology.
2008 BA, Presidency College (Kolkata, India), Department of Sociology.
Contact Details 
Phone: +91-1596-51-5731
Room Number: 6168 Q 
Research Interests
Gender Studies and Gender Empowerment, Globalization, Developmental Sociology/Studies, Domestic Labour, Global Labour Market, Migration Studies, Sociology of Family, and Qualitative Research.

Dr. Madhurima Das, joined the Humanities and Social Science Department at BITS Pilani on March 2019. Dr. Das received her Postdoctoral degree from the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice on a European Research Council sponsored project across nine nations called “DomEQUAL: A Global Approach to Paid Domestic Work and Global Inequalities”. She completed her PhD from the Department of Sociology at the University of Oregon and also has a Graduate Certificate from the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of Oregon. She has held joint teaching appointments at the Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of Oregon, where she has taught variety of courses. She came to University of Oregon after completing her Masters in Sociology from Jadavpur University (Kolkata). She also received another Masters in Sociology from University of Oregon and completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology with First Class Honours from Presidency College, Kolkata.

Her scholarship and research primarily focuses on transnational gender politics, globalization, gender and the labour market, transnational families and feminist issues. She has current and forthcoming publications on varied fields ranging from mothering to immigration and labor politics. At the University of Oregon both her scholarship and teaching has been honoured with numerous awards. Along with her primary research interests she engages her students into the paths of social activism through pedagogy and dialogue within the classroom space. 


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