D.Phil. (University of Sussex)
Research Interests: Agrarian structure, sociology of development, and the sociology of social movements.
Abhijit Dasgupta, M.A. (Delhi), D.Phil. (Sussex), is Professor of Sociology. His research interests include agrarian structure, sociology of development, and the sociology of social movements. He has edited (with S. Bandyopadhyaya and W. Van Schendel) Bengal: Communities, Development and States (1994). He has authored Growth with Equity: The New Technology and Agrarian Change in Bengal (1998) and also co-authored (with Imtiaz Ahmed and Kathinka Sinha-Kerkhoff) State, Society and Displaced People in South Asia (2004). Professor Dasgupta retired from the Department of Sociology in August 2019.