Debadatta Chakraborty (she/her/hers) is a PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology and a graduate certificate holder in Advanced Feminist Studies from the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Her research interests include global authoritarianism, diasporic community formation, gendered-racial capitalism, critical sociological theory, political economy and culture and media. Her dissertation research focuses on transnational authoritarianism and diasporic right-wing politics from an intersectional feminist perspective.
Debadatta will provide consultations on interviews, ethnography and archival methods using the NVivo software. She is also happy to discuss the challenges and joys of doing transnational research and feminist research methodologies.