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Glasgow Hall, Room 351

Senior Lecturer

Expertise: South Asia, Insurgencies, Public Sphere, Civil Society

Dr. Anshu N. Chatterjee teaches political economy and developments in South Asia. She received her Ph.D. from University of California, Berkeley in 2003. Her current research examines the development of protest groups in relation to identity politics and state-society relations in disturbed regions in South Asia. Her past research includes globalization and civil society, specifically political parties, and the media. She has also worked as a journalist in India. 


“India: Soldier-Civilian Alliance in a Democratic Context,” in Oxford Research Encyclopedia of Politics, ed. William R. Thompson (Oxford, 2020).

“Political Accountability and Public Action,” co-authored with Jyotirindra Dasgupta, in India’s 2019 Elections: In Modi-led BJP Wave, ed. Paul Wallace (Sage, 2019).

“Civil Scrutiny, Organized Action, and Democratic Consolidation,” with co-author Jyotirindra Dasgupta, in India’s 2014 Elections: In Modi-led BJP Sweep, ed. Paul Wallace (Sage, 2015).

“Shifting Lines of Governance: India’s Insurgencies and its Civil-Military Relations,” in Handbook of Civil Military Relations, ed. Tom Bruneau and Chris Matei (Routledge, 2012). 

“Inequalities in the Public Sphere,” in Asian Ethnicity 13, no. 3 (June 2012).