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Dr. ANIRBAN MUKHERJEE

Ph.D. (Kansas State University, USA)
Assistant Professor (Sociology)
Department of Basic Sciences
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT)
Jais, Uttar Pradesh, India
Email: amukherjee@rgipt.ac.in
Contact No: + 91-9557522619

Education:

Ph.D. (Sociology) 2012 Kansas State University, USA.
M.A. (Sociology) 2009 Kansas State University, USA.
M.A. (Sociology) 2006 Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India.
B.A. (Sociology) 2004 Presidency College, Kolkata, India.

WORK EXPERIENCE :

Assistant Professor of Sociology
Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT)
January 2017-ongoing

Assistant Professor of Social Science
National Institute of Technology (NIT), Uttarakhand
5th July, 2013-30th December, 2016
Course Taught: Introduction to Sociology, Industry and Society, Social Demography.

Guest Lecturer of Sociology
Calcutta University, Kolkata, India
January, 2013-June, 2013
Course Taught: Urban Sociology

Guest Lecturer of Sociology

Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
November, 2012-June, 2013
Course Taught: Applied Sociology

Lecturer
Vidyasagar University, West Bengal, India
May, 2006 to July,2007.
Courses Taught: Structure of Indian Society, Sociological Theory, Environmental Sociology.

Instructor and Research Assistant
Kansas State University, USA
August, 2007-August 2012
Courses Taught: Introduction to Sociology

AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Qualified University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (NET), 2006, Eligibility for Lectureship in Sociology, India.

Qualified State Level Eligibility Test (SLET), 2006, Eligibility for Lectureship in Sociology in the state of West Bengal, India

Qualified State Eligibility Test (SET), 2006, Eligibility for Lectureship in Sociology in the state of Maharashtra, India

2012 Outstanding Graduate Student Award in Rural Studies, Leonard E. Bloomquist Rural Sociology Scholarship, Kansas State University, USA

2011 Qualified PhD Preliminary Exams in Rural Development with Distinction. Grade Awarded-High Pass “With Honors”

2011 Qualified PhD Preliminary Exams in International Development with Distinction. Grade Awarded- High Pass “With Honors”

2011 Graduate Student Association Travel Grant, Kansas State University, USA

2011 Department of Sociology Travel Grant, Kansas State University, USA

2010 President’s Travel Grant, Kansas State University, USA

2010 Department of Sociology Travel Grant, Kansas State University, USA

2009-2012 Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Kansas State University, USA

2007-2009 Graduate Research Assistantship, Kansas State University, USA

RESEARCH INTEREST

International Development, Urban Sociology.

PUBLICATIONS

(A) REFEREED ARTICLES

Mukherjee, Anirban, W. Richard Goe, and Gerad Middendorf. 2016. “The Efficacy of Public Education as a Means of Social Mobility for the Tribal Population in India.” Journal of Land and Rural Studies, 4(2) 225-241.

Mukherjee, Anirban. 2015. “Status of Tribal Women in Modern India”, Pp. 64-78, in Pankaj Kumar and Sadhna Gupta (ed.), “Relocating Women’s Equality” New Delhi: Rawat Publication.

Goe, W. Richard and Anirban Mukherjee. 2013. “The Implications of Corn-Based Ethanol Production for Non-Metropolitan Development in the North Central Region of the U.S.” Pp. 215-244 in Gary Paul Green (ed.), Handbook of Rural Development. Northampton, MA: Edward Elgar.

Mukherjee, Anirban and W. Richard Goe. 2012.“Tribal Education in India: A Study of Cultural Imposition and Inequality.” Culture and Public Policy 5:111-129.

Mukherjee, Anirban, W. Richard Goe, and Gerad Middendorf. 2015. “The Efficacy of Public Education as a Means of Social Mobility for the Tribal Population in India.” Status: Accepted by Journal of Land and Rural Studies, Sage Publications.

(B) CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

Mukherjee, Anirban., “Social Amenity and Segmented Assimilation among the Immigrant Professional Workers: The Case of Bengali-Indian Professionals in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area, USA”, Paper presented at BESSH Conference, 2016 at The Charterhouse Causeway Bay Hotel, Hong Kong on July 5-6, 2016.

Mukherjee, Anirban., “Urban and Social Amenity Preferences Among Creative Immigrant Workers: The Case of Bengali-Indian Professionals in the Kansas City Metropolitan Area”, Paper presented at 2015 GRIBA Conference, Ambassador Hotel, Bangkok, December 10-11, Bangkok, Thailand.

Mukherjee, Anirban., “Qualitative Research Design”, Lecture Delivered at the 2015 ICSSR Sponsored Research Methodology Workshop, HNB Garhwal University, Feb.7-16, Srinagar, Garhwal.

Mukherjee, Anirban., “Understanding Culture”, Talk delivered at the Dept. of Humanities and Social Sciences, VNIT Nagpur on 13th September, 2013.

Mukherjee, Anirban., “Urban Amenity Preferences Among Creative Immigrant Workers: The Case of Bengali-Indian Immigrants in Kansas City Metropolitan Area”, Paper presented at the 2012 Creative Economy Conference, Martin Prosperity Institute, University of Toronto, June 19-24, Toronto, Canada.

Mukherjee, Anirban, and W. Richard Goe. “Cultural Imposition and Inequality: A Case Study of Tribal Education in India”, Paper Presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the American Sociological Association, August 20-23, Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Mukherjee, Anirban, and W. Richard Goe. “Elite Dominated Education System: A Case Study of Tribals in India”, Paper presented at the 2011 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Association, March 24-27, St. Louis, Missouri, USA.

Mukherjee, Anirban, and W. Richard Goe. “Structural Impediments to Mobility: A Case Study of Tribals in India”, Paper presented at the 2011 Graduate School Research Forum, Social Science Division-Kansas State University, April 20, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.

Mukherjee, Anirban, and W Richard Goe. “Tribal Education in India: An Examination of Cultural Imposition and Inequality”, Paper presented at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Midwest Sociological Society, March 31-April 3, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Mukherjee, Anirban, and W. Richard Goe. “Tribal Education in India: An Examination of Cultural Imposition and Inequality”, Paper presented at the 2010 Graduate School Research Forum, Social Science Division-Kansas State University, April 2nd, Manhattan, Kansas, USA.

Goe, W. Richard, and Anirban Mukherjee. “Correlates of Ethanol Plant Location in the North-Central Region of the United States,” Paper presented at the 2008 Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, July 28-31, Manchester, New Hampshire, USA.

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

Life Member of Indian Sociological Society