Faculty Profile

Ipsita Chatterjee

Title
Associate Professor
Department
Geography and the Environment
College
College of Liberal Arts and Social Sciences

    

Education

PhD, Clark University, Massachusetts, 2007.
Major: Dissertation Title: Globalization and Social conflict: A Case study of Hindu- Muslim conflict in Ahmedabad, India.
MPhil, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2002.
Major: Thesis Title: Space as Container, Space as Contained: An Exploration with Special reference to the Nation space in India.
MA, Jawaharlal Nehru University, 2000.
Major: Subject areas: Development, Urban, Economic, Political, Quantitative, Philosophy of Geography, Geomorphology, Climatology, Hydrology, Oceanography, Ecology, Demography

Current Scheduled Teaching*

GEOG 2170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Fall 2022 Syllabus
GEOG 5950.005, Master's Thesis, Fall 2022
GEOG 3600.001, Political Geography, Fall 2022 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Previous Scheduled Teaching*

GEOG 5300.001, Globalization, Conflict, and Resistance, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2022 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 2170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 3600.001, Political Geography, Fall 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5300.001, Globalization, Conflict, and Resistance, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2021 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 2170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 3600.001, Political Geography, Fall 2020 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2020
GEOG 5300.001, Globalization, Conflict, and Resistance, Spring 2020 Syllabus
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2020 Syllabus
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2020 Syllabus
GEOG 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2019
GEOG 5950.703, Master's Thesis, Spring 2019
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2019 SPOT
GEOG 5900.705, Special Problems, Spring 2019 SPOT
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2019 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 2170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 1200.001, Global Societies, Fall 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5950.705, Master's Thesis, Fall 2018
GEOG 5900.705, Special Problems, Fall 2018
GEOG 5300.001, Globalization, Conflict, and Resistance, Spring 2018 SPOT
GEOG 5920.705, Research Problems in Lieu of Thesis, Spring 2018
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2018 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 2170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 1200.001, Global Societies, Fall 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5300.001, Globalization, Conflict, and Resistance, Spring 2017 SPOT
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2017 SPOT
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2017 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 2170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Fall 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 1200.001, Global Societies, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5210.001, Seminar in Urban Geography, Spring 2016 SPOT
GEOG 4210.001, Urban Geography, Spring 2016 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 2170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Fall 2015 Syllabus SPOT
GEOG 5300.001, Globalization, Conflict, and Resistance, Fall 2015 SPOT
GEOG 1200.001, Global Societies, Spring 2015 Syllabus
GEOG 2170.001, Culture, Environment and Society, Fall 2014 Syllabus
GEOG 1200.001, World Regional Geography, Spring 2014 Syllabus
GEOG 3100.001, Geography of the United States and Canada, Fall 2013 Syllabus

* Texas Education Code 51.974 (HB 2504) requires each institution of higher education to make available to the public, a syllabus for undergraduate lecture courses offered for credit by the institution.

Published Publications

Published Intellectual Contributions

Book
Chatterjee, I. (2021). Alt-Right Movement: Dissecting Racism, Patriarchy and Anti-immigrant Xenophobia Sage (2021).
Chatterjee, I. (2016). Spectacular Cities: Religion, Landscapes, and the Globalization of Theme park urbanism. Oxford.
Chatterjee, I. (2014). Displacement, Revolution, and the New Urban Condition: Theories and Case studies.
Book Chapter
Chatterjee, I. (2022). From Species life to Nature’s outside: New Town ‘Green City,’ Kolkata. In The Routledge Handbook of Development and Environment (pp. 354-371), edited by McCusker, b., Ahmed, W., Ramutsindela, M., and Solis, P. Routledge: London, New York..
Chatterjee, I. (2020). Overcoming the Limits of Theory: Conceptual musings on displacement in Beyond Housing Displacement: Conceptual and methodological issues edited by Beaten, G., Persdotter, M., Pull
, E., Listerborn, C. Routledge.. Beyond Housing Displacement: Conceptual and methodological issues. Routledge.
Chatterjee, I. (2019). Radical Globalization, Antipode. Keywords in Radical Geographical Thought. Antipode.
Ahmed, W., Chatterjee, I. (2016). 2016 Antinomies of the Indian State. In Handbook of Critical Political Economy.
Pomeroy, G., Chatterjee, I. (2016). Cities of South Asia. Cities of the World.
Chatterjee, I. (2013). Social Conflict and the Neoliberal City: A case of Hindu-Muslim violence in India. In G. Shatkin (Ed.) Contesting the Indian City: Global Vision and the Politics of the Local. (This is a modified reprint)..
Chatterjee, I. (2012). Cities of South Asia" in textbook titled: Cities of the World edited by Stanley Brunn, Maureen Hays-Mitchell and Don Zeigler..
Chatterjee, I. (2011). Making sense of globalization. In Roger Lee, Linda McDowell, Peter Sunley, and Andrew Leyshon (Eds.) Compendium of Economic Geography, pp75-88..
Chatterjee, I. (2010). From Red Tape to Red Carpet? Violent narratives of neoliberalizing Ahmedabad. In Waquar Ahmed, Richard Peet, Amitabha Kundu (Eds.) New Economic Policy in India..
Book Review
Chatterjee, I. (2017). Shadows of a Sunbelt City: The Environment, Racism, and the Knowledge Economy in Austin,The AAG Review of Books, 5:3, 215-229.
Chatterjee, I. (2015). David Harvey’s Seventeen Contradictions and the End of Capitalism. Review Essay in Human Geography.
Chatterjee, I. (2010). Dissent and Cultural Resistance in Asia's City, by M. Butcher andS. Velayutham (Eds.) 2009 London: Routledge. Urban studies, vol. 47(3), March issue, pp.687-89..
Critical Review
Chatterjee, I. (2018). Structuring peace, situating violence: the everyday context of political economy. Political Geography. Political Geography. In review forum for Williams, P. Everyday Peace? Politics, Citizenship and Muslim lives in India, Philippa Williams, Wiley Blackwell (2015).
Encyclopedia Article
Chatterjee, I. (2005). A) Social contract, B) social Integration, C) Freedom versus choice. In T. Forsyth (Ed.)Encyclopedia of International Development (pp.635-636, 639-640, 259-260)..
Journal Article
Chatterjee, I. (2022). Marx Lies Within. In Human Geography.
Chatterjee, I. (2022). Roll on That Day: A Dialectical Poetry. In Human Geography. Phil O' Keefe symposium, Human Geography.
Chatterjee, I., Ahmed, W. (2019). Dialectical materialism: Marx’s method in human geography?. ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies. 18(2), 364-393.
Chatterjee, I. (2015). Chatterjee, I. 2015. Beyond the Factory: Struggling with Class and Class Struggle in the Post-industrial Context.
Chatterjee, I. (2013). Contradictory policies of neoliberalizing India, Human Geography, vol. 6(2).
Chatterjee, I. (2012). Feminism, the False Consciousness of Neoliberal Capitalism? in Gender, Place and Culture vol. 19(6), December, pp.790-809..
Chatterjee, I. (2012). How are they othered? Globalization, Identity and Violence in an Indian city in The Geographical Journal, Vol. 178(2), June, pp. 134-146..
Chatterjee, I. (2011). Governance as 'Performed,' Governance as 'Inscribed': New Urban Politics in Ahmedabad. Urban Studies vol. 48(12) September, pp. 2571-2590..
Chatterjee, I. (2011). Identifying Class and Classifying Identity in Understanding Violence in France and Ahmedabad in ACME: An International E-Journal for Critical Geographies vol. 10 (2), pp.232-253..
Chatterjee, I. (2010). Globalization and the Production of Difference: A case study of Neoliberal production of Hindu Nationalism in India. Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Vol. 30(3), pp. 621-632.
Chatterjee, I. (2009). Deconstructing Vegas: A Class Project? Human Geography, Vol.2 (2), pp83-85.
Chatterjee, I. (2009). Social Conflict and the Neoliberal City: A case of Hindu-Muslim violence in India. In Transactions of the Institute of British Geographers vol. 34, Issue 2, pp143-160..
Chatterjee, I. (2009). Violent Morphologies: Landscape, border and scale in Ahmedabad conflict. Geoforum, Vol.40 (6), November, pp. 103-113..
Chatterjee, I. (2008). Method in the Madness: A Social Justice Manifesto for Conflict Analysis. Human Geography, vol. 1(2), pp72-83..
Chatterjee, I. (2007). Packaging of identity and identifiable packages: A case study of women-commodity negotiation through product packaging. Gender Place and Culture, vol.14 (3), pp.293-316..
Chatterjee, I. (2006). Applying Models of Conflict Negotiation to the Hindu-Muslim conflict in Ahmedabad, India: Implications and Lessons. International Journal of Conflict Management, vol. 17 (2) pp.154-174..
Newspaper
Chatterjee, I. (2019). What is COVID 19 teaching us about being human? New Politics.
Other
Chatterjee, I. (2020). Precarious and Informal Work.

Awarded Grants

Contracts, Grants and Sponsored Research

Fellowship
Chatterjee, I., "Undergraduate mentoring fellowship with Destinee Williams-Blackshear," University of North Texas, Funded. (20162016).
Chatterjee, I., "Undergraduate mentoring fellowship with Kara Conn," University of North Texas, Funded. (20162016).
Grant - Research
Chatterjee, I., "Charn Fund-UNT," University of North Texas, $1000 Funded. (2021 – Present).
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