School Of Social Science And Humanities

Crafting knowledge through innovation

Social sciences and Humanities is a major category of academic discipline thats concerned with society and its various dynamics. It not only studies the relationship among individuals but also leads to insights regarding communications approaches and functional strategies to improve the societal mechanism.

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Courses Years Semester Eligibility Criteria Marks Required
B.A. (Hons.) in English 3 6 Passed/Appeared in 10 + 2 (Any stream) 50%
M.A. in English 2 4 Passed/Appeared B.A. (Hons.) in English 50%
B.Sc. (Hons.) in Economics 3 6 Passed/Appeared in 10 + 2 (Any stream with Maths) 50%
M.Sc. in Economics 2 4 Passed/Appeared B.Sc Economics (Hons.) 50%
B.A. (Hons.) in Sociology 3 6 Passed/Appeared in 10 + 2 (Any stream) 50%
M.A. in Sociology 2 4 Passed/Appeared B.A. (Hons.) in Sociology 50%
Professor (Dr.) Subir Kumar Dhar

Mentor & Advisor, Department of English

Prof. Dhar completed his education from Jadavpur University, Denver University and the University of Cambridge. He taught at Rabindra Bharati University for over 35 years, donning various hats there, from Officiating Vice-Chancellor to the Director of its School of Languages and Culture. His scholarly work has taken him all over the country—from Assam to Uttar Pradesh—and all over the world, including the University of Oxford, Ohio State University and the University of Liberal Arts, Bangladesh.

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Professor (Dr.) Madhuchhanda Roy Choudhury

Head of Department of English

Prof. Roy Choudhury completed her education from St. Xavier’s College, Jadavpur University, and Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, USA. She has previously been Assistant Professor at Amity University and St. Xavier’s University in Kolkata, before taking over as our Head of Department. Her research interests include the British novel of the long 18th century, the long 18th century in Britain, the Gothic novel, Monsters and Monstrosity.

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Professor Monikinkini Basu

Assistant Professor, Department of English

Prof. Basu is on the verge of completing her PhD from the internationally-renowned Centre for the Studies in Social Sciences, Kolkata, having previously studied at the University of Kalyani. She has been teaching since 2013, with her time divided between Sri Krishna College under the University of Kalyani and The Bhawanipore Education Society. Her teaching and research interests include drama, performance studies, masculinity studies and film studies.

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Dr. Prasanta Ghoshal

Visiting Faculty, Department of English

Dr. Ghoshal completed both MPhil and PhD from Rabindra Bharati University. With over a decade’s teaching experience, his first commitment has always been to his students at Sir Gurudas Mahavidyalaya under the University of Calcutta, but he also holds appointments the Netaji Subhash Open University and the Dept of Open and Distance Learning, University of Kalyani. His teaching and research interests include Partition literature, trauma studies, Foucauldian studies, crisis psychology and tribal gender studies.

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Ms. Sudesha Das

Visiting Faculty, Department of English

Ms. Das have degrees from Govt. College and the West Bengal State University and is buttressed with a B.Ed. From Satyapriya Roy College. She immediately took the plunge into teaching after graduating from her B. Ed in 2018, and has been a rock-solid part of our department at Sister Nivedita University ever since. Her teaching and research interests include Tagore studies, women’s writing in Colonial Bengal and broader gender studies, and Indian mythological literature.

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Mr. Arkaprabha Chakraborty

Visiting Faculty, Department of English

Mr. Chakraborty spent five years being introduced to the subject at Jadavpur University before pursuing his MPhil from the University of Oxford. He hopes to make up in enthusiasm what he lacks in experience, having only started teaching the subject since 2019. He is currently also a Guest Lecturer at St. Xavier’s University. His research interests include medieval literature, manuscript studies, Modernist literature and theory, psychoanalysis and literature, postcolonial studies and art history

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Prof. (Dr.) Bula Bhadra

Head of Department of Sociology

Prof. (Dr.) Bula Bhadra, an alumnus of Presidency College and University of Calcutta completed her M.A. & PhD from McMaster University, Canada where she taught for 3 years as Assistant Professor. She joined Dept of Sociology, University of Calcutta and taught for 28 years. Prof. Bhadra was a Visiting Professor in the Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences, Indian Institute Engineering, Science and Technology, Shibpur, West Bengal, India. At present she is the Professor and Head of Dept. of Sociology at Sister Nivedita University, New Town. Her research interest and areas of specialization includes Post colonial theory, Sociology of gender, Sociology of childhood, and Sociology of Science and Technology. She has published extensively on Gender and Childhood, Gender and Technology, both nationally and internationally. Her first book entitled Materialist Orientalism: Marx, ‘Asiatic’ Mode of Production and India is internationally accredited. She has written in both Vernacular and English. She has supervised 14 PhDs and 16 MPhil on Gender, Childhood, Police and Correctional Institution. She has been awarded several major and minor projects by UGC & ICSSR.

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Ms. Anusuya Moitra

Part-time Faculty, Department of Sociology

Ms. Anusuya Moitra has graduated in Sociology from Basanti Devi College, Kolkata in 2015 thereafter completing Master’s degree in the discipline from Dept. of Sociology, University of Calcutta in 2017. She also qualified the UGC-NET in 2018. She is pursuing her Ph.D from Department of Sociology, Jadavpur University, under supervision of Prof. (Dr.) Piyali Sur. She is currently working as a part-time faculty in Dept. of Sociology, Sister Nivedita University also as a Guest Faculty in Muralidhar Girls’ College, Kolkata. Apart from teaching she takes an active interest in research, and charitable activities, her areas of interest are Sociology of Crime & Deviance, Sociology of Childhood & Sociology of (Dis) ability.

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Ms. Sanchita Gangopadhyay

Part-time Faculty, Department of Sociology

Ms. Gangopadhyay pursued her graduation degree in Sociology (Hons.) from Jogamaya Devi College, University of Calcutta. She has successfully completed her Masters degree in Sociology from Calcutta University. Ms. Gangopadhyay is the recipient of the Radhakamal Mukherjee Young Social Scientist Award, 2017. She is currently working as a part- time faculty at Sister Nivedita University and as a guest-faculty at The Heritage College, Kolkata. She has an experience of working as a Head of the Department of Sociology at Loreto College and has served as a guest-lecturer at Asutosh College, Kolkata. She also has an experience of working as a field assistant on a National Project titled ‘Promoting Micro Solar Dome Technology in Tribal Pockets of India with Different Agro-Climatic Condition & Varied Type of Housing’ conducted by NB Institute of Rural Technology under the supervision of Prof. S.P Gonchaudhury & Prof. (Dr.) Bula Bhadra in 2017 & 2018. Her areas of interest are Sociology Childhood & Youth and Sociology of Crime and Deviance.

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Dr. Navin Kumar Jha

Associate Professor, Department of Economics

B.A Economics Honours, TM Bhagalpur University, M.A Economics, BRA Bihar University, Ph.D in Economics, BRA Bihar University.

Academic Experience:
Associate Professor and Head, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata since February 2020.
Associate Professor, Christ (Deemed to be University) Bangalore (2015-2019)
Assistant Professor, Sherubtse College, Royal University of Bhutan (2005-2015)
Lecturer at Loyem Memorial Degree College, Nagaland Central (1999-2004)

Research Areas:
Public Policy
Health Economics,
Socio-Economic Inequality
Economic History

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Dr. Pradip Chouhan

Assistant Professor, Department of Economics

Ph.D in Economics, Tripura University, NET/SLET in Economics, MA/M.Sc in Economics, Tripura University.

Academic Experience:
Assistant Professor, Sister Nivedita University since February 2020.
Research Assistant, Department of Economics, Tripura University.

Research Areas:
Labour Economics

Projects Completed:
Research assistant in the project entitled “Flow of Development Funds in The North- Eastern Region, Its Utilization and Impact in The Region” for Planning Commission Government of India.

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Dr. Kalpita Ray

Guest Faculty, Department of Economics

Ph.D, Kalyani University. M.A. (ECON), with specialisation In Statistics & Econometrics, Ravindra Bharathi University. B.Sc. (Hons.) in Economics, University of Calcutta.

Academic Experience:
Guest Faculty, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata since July 2019.
Bangabasi College- 4 years 5 months, degree course B.Sc. Economics (Hons.+ Gen)

Research Areas:
Labour Market and Industrial Organisation, Possibility of Socialism in Current Market Driven Economy.

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Dr. Gopa Ghosh

Guest Faculty, Department of Economics

Ph.D. in Energy Economics, IIEST, Shibpur, Howrah
M.Phil. in Economics, Jadavpur University
M.Sc and B.Sc. (Honours) in Economics from University of Calcutta.
UGC-NET qualified on June, 2011.

Academic Experience: Guest Faculty, Sister Nivedita University since August, 2019.
Former Guest Lecturer at Department of Humanities and Social, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, Howrah.
Honorary Guest Lecturer of Economics, Umeschandra College, Second Campus, Salt Lake, Kolkata.

Research Areas:
Energy Economics, Economics of Climate Change

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Farhat Naaz

Guest Faculty, Department of Economics

Research Scholar, Department of Economics, University of Burdwan
Post Graduate in Economics, University of Burdwan
B.A. in Economics (Hons.), University of Burdwan

Academic Experience:
Guest Faculty, Sister Nivedita University, Kolkata since October 2019.

Research Areas:
Migration and Poverty.

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