Utsa Ray


Email: utsaray@yahoo.co.in

I joined Jadavpur University as an Assistant Professor in January 2014. After doing my Bachelor of Arts in history from Presidency College (University of Calcutta), I did my masters in history from the University of Calcutta. I received my doctorate in history from Pennsylvania State University. I was a postdoctoral fellow at the Rabindranath Tagore Centre for Human Development Studies (a joint initiative of Institute of Development Studies Kolkata and University of Calcutta).

My are of interest in research are social and cultural history of  colonial India; histories of  taste and consumption, class-formation and gender.

I teach courses on Comparative Colonialisms (Undergraduate Honours), South-East Asian History (Masters), and History and Historiography (masters).