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  • Sandipto Dasgupta

    Assistant Professor, Politics; Director of Undergraduate Studies and Departmental Faculty Advisor, Politics

    Email
    dasguptas@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    D - Albert & Vera List Academic Center - 6 East 16th Street

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    Sandipto Dasgupta

    Profile

    My research is in the history of modern political and social thought, especially the political theory of empire, decolonization, and postcolonial presents. My book manuscript, Legalizing the Revolution (under contract with Cambridge University Press), reconstructs the institutionalization of nascent postcolonial futures through a historical study of the Indian constitution making experience.

    Before coming to The New School, I was a postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and the British Academy, and taught at Ashoka and Columbia Universities.


    Degrees Held

    PhD, Columbia University


    Recent Publications

    Media

    Quoted in "How Have Artists Shaped Previous Protest Movements?" artnet news, June 16, 2020.

    "The Fight for India's Democracy, From the University to the Streets," The Wire, January 12, 2020.

    "NSSR Welcomes Political Theorist Sandipto Dasgupta," Research Matters, June 14, 2019.


    Current Courses

    Directed Dissertation Study
    GPOL 7991, Fall 2021

    Ind Senior Prject
    LPOL 4990, Fall 2021

    Independent Study
    GPOL 6990, Fall 2021

    Intro to Political Theory
    LPOL 2023, Fall 2021

    Future Courses

    Ind Senior Prject
    LPOL 4990, Spring 2022

    Independent Study
    LPOL 3950, Spring 2022

    Pol Theory of Decolonization
    GPOL 6215, Spring 2022

    Pol Theory of Decolonization
    GPHI 6215, Spring 2022

    Senior Capstone
    LPOL 4030, Spring 2022

    Past Courses

    Pol Theory of Decolonization
    GPOL 6215, Spring 2021

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