Ipsita Chatterjee | Department of Geography and the Environment

Ipsita Chatterjee

Associate Professor
ENV 320G
Dr. Chatterjee is a human geographer interested in the economic, cultural and geopolitical impacts of globalization. She adopts a political economic perspective in studying these.
Her current reearch focuses on urban transformation, particularly, exploitation of labor in the context of outsourcing and informalization, class, ethnic, and racial segregation, gentrification, and the politics of urban renewal in globalizing cities.
Dr. Chatterjee also investigates urban conflicts and violence, religious fundamentalism, identity politics, Islamophobia and social movement of the poor.