Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences,
BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus
Dr. Madhurima Das, joined the Humanities and Social Science Department at BITS Pilani on March 2019. Dr. Das received her Postdoctoral degree from the Department of Philosophy and Cultural Heritage at the Ca' Foscari University of Venice on a European Research Council sponsored project across nine nations called “DomEQUAL: A Global Approach to Paid Domestic Work and Global Inequalities”. She completed her PhD from the Department of Sociology at the University of Oregon and also has a Graduate Certificate from the Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of Oregon. She has held joint teaching appointments at the Sociology and Women’s and Gender Studies Department at the University of Oregon, where she has taught variety of courses. She came to University of Oregon after completing her Masters in Sociology from Jadavpur University (Kolkata). She also received another Masters in Sociology from University of Oregon and completed her undergraduate degree in Sociology with First Class Honours from Presidency College, Kolkata.
Her scholarship and research primarily focuses on transnational gender politics, globalization, gender and the labour market, transnational families and feminist issues. She has current and forthcoming publications on varied fields ranging from mothering to immigration and labor politics. At the University of Oregon both her scholarship and teaching has been honoured with numerous awards. Along with her primary research interests she engages her students into the paths of social activism through pedagogy and dialogue within the classroom space.