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  • Sandipto Dasgupta

    Assistant Professor of Politics

    Email
    dasguptas@newschool.edu

    Office Location
    D - 79 Fifth Avenue

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    Sandipto Dasgupta

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    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 postdoctoral fellow at Harvard University and the British Academy, and taught at Ashoka and Columbia Universities.


    Degrees Held

    PhD, Columbia University


    Current Courses

    Empires: History and Politics

    First Year Seminar

    Modern Political Thought

    Pol Theory of Decolonization

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