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Biswajit Ghosh Professor, Department of Sociology, Burdwan University, Burdwan, West Bengal, India

Professor Biswajit Ghosh is the senior-most Professor of Sociology at the University of Burdwan, Bardhaman, and has been teaching sociology since 1986. He did his Master’s from the University of Calcutta, Kolkata, and MPhil and PhD from Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He has been associated with different universities and institutions of West Bengal and Northeast as an external expert. He has authored 93 articles, modules and reviews in reputed national and international journals and written three major policy documents of UNICEF, Government of West Bengal and Save the Children and has edited volumes entitled Interrogating Development: Discourses on Development in India Today (2012) and Pariveshvidya (2012). He has carried out three major research projects along with two other minor projects. He has also worked as a module coordinator of UGC e-Pathshala course for research methodology and social movement papers in sociology. He is an active member of the managing committee of the Indian Sociological Society and is currently acting as the vice-president of the Sociological Association of West Bengal.