Ritwika Biswas

Ritwika Biswas

Assistant Professor of Geography
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About Ritwika Biswas

Educational Background

  • Ph.D. Geography and Urban Studies as well as Graduate Certificate in Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies, Temple University.
  • Masters in Arts (MA) Geography, Delhi School of Economics, University of Delhi.
  • Bachelor of Science (BSc Honors) Geography, Presidency College, University of Calcutta.

Research Interests

  • Critical Geography
  • Postcolonial Feminist Urban Geography
  • Economic Geography
  • Politics of Uneven Development (Global North-South comparative approach)
  • Black Feminist Geography
  • Qualitative Methodologies and Research Ethics


  • GEOG 209/ECON 209 Economic Geography

  • GEOG 227 Uneven Development

  • GEOG 318 Geographies of Globalization, Sustainability and Justice

  • GEOG 309 Sustainable Urban Futures

Selected Publications

Biswas R. 2021. Reclaiming the Urban: An intersectional analysis of women’s and men’s experiences of Kolkata’s public spaces. Dissertation Precis. Gender, Place & Culture, 29:4, 589 593, DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2021.1927996

Biswas R. 2022. Embracing the Uncertain – Figuring out our own stories of Flexibility and Ethics in the Field. Gender, Place & Culture, DOI: 10.1080/0966369X.2022.2089637

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