SANJUKTA CHAUDHURI
Updated September 24th, 2013

University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire; Department of Economics; 468 Schneider Social Science Hall; Eau Claire, WI 54702; Phone: 715-836-3527; E-mail: chaudhs@uwec.edu; Fax: 715-836-5071; Webpage: http://www.uwec.edu/Econ/about/facstaff/chaudhs.htm

sanjukta chaudhuri

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EDUCATION

Ph.D., Economics, The Graduate Center, City University of New York                          May 2008
MBA., Marketing, Xavier Institute of Management, India                                                 March 2000
B.A., Economics, Presidency College, India                                                                              June 1997

 PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assistant Professor, Economics, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire, WI       2008 – present
Visiting Lecturer, Economics, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY                 2007 – 2008
Adjunct Lecturer, Economics, Hunter College, NY, NY                                          2004 – 2007
Teaching Assistant, Baruch College, NY, NY                                                             2005 – 2006
Teaching Assistant, Barnard College, NY, NY                                                          2005 – 2006


 FIELDS OF SPECIALIZATION

Gender Economics; Labor Economics; Demography of South Asia; Women and Girls’ Empowerment.

COURSES TAUGHT

Women and the Labor Market; Economics of American Minorities; Principles of Microeconomics; Examining Women’s Studies.

AWARDS AND HONORS

“Women’s Studies Faculty Scholar of the Year”. (2013). Awarded by Women’s Studies Program, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire.

“Like Mother, Like Daughter: Women’s Status in the Patriarchal Family and the Missing Girls of India”. (2012-2013) American Summer/Short-Term Research Publication Grant sponsored by the American Association of University Women ($6,000).

 BOOK MANUSCRIPT

Women and Girls of India: A Feminist-Economics Approach to Gender Inequality and Female Empowerment (Two of ten chapters completed).

 

PUBLISHED/FORTHCOMING REFEREED JOURNAL ARTICLES

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. (2013). “Excess Female Infant Mortality and Gender Gap in Childhood Investment in Bihar, India” (Forthcoming: Feminist Economics).

Jesmin Syeda and  Sanjukta Chaudhuri. (2013). “Why Do Some Women Know More About HIV/AIDS? An Exploration of the Association of Community Socioeconomic Characteristics, Social Capital, and HIV/AIDS Related Knowledge” (In press: Women and Health; available on-line).
http://www.tandfonline.com/action/showAxaArticles?journalCode=wwah20#.UgJtltoo5Ms

Sanjukta Chaudhuri and Shahnaz Abdullah. (2013). “Women’s Education, Work Outside Home, and Marital Violence: The case of Bangladesh,” (In press: International Journal of Public Policy; available on-line).
http://www.inderscience.com/info/ingeneral/forthcoming.php?jcode=ijpp

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. (2013). “A Life Course Model of Rights Realization, Female Empowerment, and Gender Inequality in India” World Development 52: 55-70 (Forthcoming in December 2013; available on-line).
http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/journal/0305750X

Syeda S. Jesmin, Sanjukta Chaudhuri and Shahnaz Abdullah. (2013). “Educating Women for HIV Prevention: Does Exposure to Mass Media Make Them More Knowledgeable?” Health Care for Women International 34(3-4): 303-331.
 http://www.tandfonline.com/toc/uhcw20/34/3-4

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. (2012). “The Desire for Sons and Excess Fertility: A Household-Level Analysis of Parity Progression in India,” International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health 38(4): 178-186. http://www.guttmacher.org/journals/toc/ipsrh3804toc.html

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. (2012). “Female Infant Mortality Disadvantage in India: A Regional Analysis,” Review of Radical Political Economics 44(3): 321-326.
http://rrp.sagepub.com/content/44/3/321.abstract

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. (2011). “Does Gender Discrimination Contribute to India’s Population Imbalance? A Household Level Analysis,” International Journal of Economic Policy in Emerging Economies 4 (4): 390–406. http://www.inderscience.com/info/inarticle.php?artid=43312

 

 WORKING PAPERS

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. “Female Labor Force Participation and Marital Violence in India”.

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. “The Association of State-Level Commitment to Protecting Female Rights with Gender Gap in Infant Mortality: An Exploration in India”.

 

ENTRIES IN ENCYCLOPEDIAS/DICTIONARIES (refereed)

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. “Veerni Project,” invited submission of 900-word entry to The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World, edited by Mary Z. Stange, Carol K. Oyster, and Geoffrey J. Golson. Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications USA.

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. “Bead for Life,” invited submission of 900-word entry to The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World, edited by Mary Z. Stange, Carol K. Oyster, and Geoffrey J. Golson. Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications USA.

Sanjukta Chaudhuri. “Parikrma Humanity Foundation (India),” invited submission of 800-word entry to The Multimedia Encyclopedia of Women in Today’s World, edited by Mary Z. Stange, Carol K. Oyster, and Geoffrey J. Golson. Thousand Oaks, Sage Publications USA.

 

CONFERENCE PAPERS AND PRESENTATIONS

“The Association of State-Level Commitment to Protecting Female Rights with Gender Gap in Early Life Investment and Infant Mortality in India,” 10th Annual Women’s Health Research Conference, Deborah E. Powell Center for Women's Health, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN (poster presentation; September 2013).

“Excess Female Infant Mortality and Gender Gap in Childhood Investment in Bihar, India,” Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA (poster presentation(April 2013).

“Women’s' Labor Force Participation and Marital Violence in India,” Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meetings, San Diego, CA (January 2013).

“Educating Women for HIV Prevention: Does Exposure to Mass Media Make Them More Knowledgeable?” with Jesmin Syeda, American Sociological Association Annual Meetings, Denver, CO (August 2012).

 “Female Mortality Disadvantage in India: A Regional Analysis,” Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meetings, Chicago, IL (January 2012).

 “Religion and Women’s Empowerment: A Comparative Study of India and Bangladesh,” with Shahnaz Abdullah; Association of Indian Economic and Financial Studies (AIEFS) biennial meetings, Kenosha, WI (May 2011).

“Son Preference in India: Trends and Determinants.” Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meetings, Denver, CO (January 2011).

“Women’s Empowerment in South Asia and South East Asia: A Comparative Analysis,” Allied Social Science Association (ASSA) Annual Meetings, Atlanta, GA (January 2010).

 “Race, Ethnicity, Gender and Labor Market Discrimination in the Midwest,” University of Wisconsin System Women’s Studies Conference, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI(April 2009).

 “Child Labor in Developing Countries,” Midwest Economic Association Annual Meeting, Cleveland, OH (March 2009).

 “Intra-Household Resource Allocation and Incidence of Child Labor,” Wisconsin Economic Association Annual Conference, University of Wisconsin-Steven’s Point, Steven’s Point, WI(October 2008).

“Why Do Parents Discriminate against their Daughters?” Pursuit of Certainty: Applications in Measuring Poverty at the Maastricht School of Governance, Maastricht, Netherlands(November 2007).

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS AND SPEECHES

“Violence against women: A feminist-economics perspective,” Invited seminar presentation, department of economics, University of Wisconsin – Whitewater, WI (forthcoming in October 2013).

“A Life Course Model of Human Rights, Realization, Female Empowerment & Gender Inequality in India,” Invited speech at AAUW- Racine, Racine, WI (forthcoming in October 2013).

 “Economic Perspectives on Gender Gap in Pay,” Speech delivered on Equal Pay Day, 9to5 Milwaukee, Eau Claire, WI (April 2013).

“Like Mother, Like Daughter: Women’s Status in the Patriarchal Family and the Missing Girls of India,” Invited presentation at the American Association of University Women (AAUW) Eau Claire branch annual meeting (April 2013).

“Economic Impact on Women and Families Due to Repeal of Equal Pay Act in Wisconsin,” Speech delivered on Equal Pay Day, We Are Wisconsin, Chippewa Falls, WI (April 2012).

 “Gender issues in Developing Nations: The Impact of Discrimination,” Department of Gender Studies, St. Lawrence University, Canton, NY (October 2007).

 “The Economic Status of Working Women in New York,” Presented for the Fall 2006 Carsey Institute Women and Work Seminar Series, Durham, NH (November 2006).

 

PROFESSIONAL SERVICE

Referee Service: Feminist Economics (2009, 2010, 2011); Economic Inquiry (2011); Asian Population Studies (2012); International Perspectives on Sexual and Reproductive Health (2012, 2013); International Journal of Public Policy (2012); Population Research and Policy Review (2013); Asian Women (2013); Review of Economics of the Household (2013); Studies in Family Planning (2013).

Book Reviewer: Since 2009, reviewed fifteen books on gender inequality for Choice (www.choicemag.org), a publication of the Association of College and Research Libraries.

Textbook Reviews

Reviewer for second edition of Principles of Economics by Taylor (OpenStax College Publishers).

Reviewer for Principles of Economics by Krugman and Wells (Worth Publishers).

Proposal Reviews

Peer reviewer for grant proposal: Economic and Social Research Council (2013)

Member: Career Development Grant sub-panel in Business for American Association of University Women (2013-2014).

Reviewer of grant proposals: Office of Research and Sponsored Program (ORSP), University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire (2012, 2013).

Reviewer of grant proposals: Center for International Education (CIE), University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire (2012, 2013).

 

MEDIA INTERVIEWS AND MENTIONS

“Speaker to address human rights”. Racine Journal Times. (September 2013). Print and Web.

“India’s desire for sons keeps population rising”. The Futurist: A magazine of forecasts, trends and ideas about the future. (May-June 2013). Print and Web.

“Caring for the Caregiver”. Express Healthcare (Editorial mention: March 2013). Print and Web.

“A ticking time bomb: UW-Eau Claire Professor’s research suggests policy reform in Bangladesh”. The Spectator. (28th February 2013). Print.

“In India, preference for sons undermines desire for smaller families, slowing decline in population growth”. Guttmacher Institute. (12th January 2013). Web.

Sanjukta Chaudhuri receives prestigious American Association of University Women fellowship”. UW-Eau Claire University News Bureau. (16 May 2012). Web.

Interviewed for news item “New pay discrimination law creating controversy” by ABC News WQOW Eau Claire. (April 2012). Television.

Participated in panel discussion on “Economics and Recession,” WUEC 89.7. (January 2010). Radio.

 

MEMBERSHIP IN PROFESSIONAL SOCIETIES

American Association of University Women (AAUW)

American Economic Association (AEA)

International Association for Feminist Economists (IAFFE)

Population Association of America (PAA)

 

AWARDS, GRANTS, ADVISING, SERVICE, PROJECTS AT UNIVERSITY OF WISCONSIN – EAU CLAIRE

Awards and Honors

The Author’s Celebration, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. (2012).

Certificate of Recognition for Contributions to Students, Student Support Services Program, University of Wisconsin – Eau Claire. (2009).

Consulting Assignments and Projects

Liberal Education Core Consultant for developing, implementing and providing consultation to departments and programs for multicultural learning outcomes at UW-Eau Claire (2013-2014).

Created, implemented and generated report for Equity Diversity Inclusivity “Change Agent” Development Community of Practice, organized by Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning (2012-2013).

Research Grants

Summer Extramural Grant Development Program. (2013).
“Women’s and Girls’ Status in Contemporary India:  A Feminist-Economics Approach”

University Research and Creative Activity Grant Program. (2012).
“Patriarchy, Women’s Status, and Female Infant Mortality Disadvantage in India”

Small Research Grant. (2012).
“Patriarchy, Politics and Sex Selective Abortion in India”

Faculty Student Collaborative Research Grant for Summer Research Experience. (2011).
“India’s Missing Girls”

Faculty Student Collaborative Research Grant for Summer Research Experience. (2010).
“Unemployment and Economic Recession: The Role of Race, Ethnicity and Gender”

Faculty Student Collaborative Research Grant for Summer Research Experience. (2009).
“Economics of Smoking and Drinking at UWEC Campus”

Faculty Student Collaborative Research Grant for Research Experience. (2008).
“Economic Growth and Women’s Status”

Presentations and Speeches

“R1 - Multicultural Learning for the Liberal Education Core,” CETL Brownbag (September 2013).

“Global Feminism: The Case of India,” Women’s Studies Department (March 2013).

“Modernization, Globalization, and Women in Argentina: Their Changing Roles in the Economy and Society,” Latin American Studies week (With Rose-Marie Avin and Laurelyn Wiseman. (October 2012).

 “Feminist-Economics: Perspectives on Patriarchy, Gender Inequality and Women’s Empowerment in South Asia,” Faculty Forum (March 2012).

 “Race, Ethnicity and Economics,” Communication & Journalism Department (October 2011).

 “Feminist Activism in India: the case of SEWA,” Women’s Studies Department (February 2011).

“Tradition, Economics and Gender Bias in India: Why do Parents Discriminate?” Jerry Johnson Memorial Lecture, Department of Economics (April 2008).

Committee Work and Other Service

Member, faculty/student proposal review process revision committee for ORSP (2013).

Member, Judges’ Panel for Women’s Studies Student Scholarship Awards. (2012).

Member, Search Committee, Economics Department. (2011-2012).

Member, Chancellor’s Commission on the Status of Woman. (2011 – 2013).

Member, Curriculum Committee for Women’s Studies Program. (2011 – 2013).

Participant, Oral History Project Participant for Women’s Studies Dept. (2010).

Participant, Cultural Diversity Roundtable. (2010).

Member, Judges’ Panel for Women’s Studies Student Scholarship Awards. (2010).

Member, Judges’ Panel for Women’s Studies Student Scholarship Awards. (2009).

Faculty Student Collaborative Research

Rebecca Leigh Hubbard. (2011-2012)
“India’s Missing Girls”

Carly Michelle Hanson (2011-2012)
“India’s Missing Girls”

Nikki Huebner (2010-2011)
“Unemployment and Economic Recession: The Role of Race, Ethnicity and Gender”

Drew Bowlsby (2008-2010)
“Economics of Smoking and Drinking at UWEC Campus”

Robin Fennig (2008-2010)
“Economics of Smoking and Drinking at UWEC Campus”

Amanda Funk (2008-2009)
“Economic Growth and Women’s Status”

Capstone Supervision

Courtney Brown (Spring 2013)
“Economics, Law, and LGBTQ Studies”.

Nicholas Foiles (Fall 2012)
“Economics of Poverty”.

Nadine Jentzsch (Spring 2011)
“Migrants, remittances, gendered spending, empowerment, changing gender roles, brain drain, and areas that may help migrant women”.

Service learning Supervision

Robin Swanson (Spring 2013)
Organization: Big Brothers Big Sisters

Nicholas Foiles (Fall 2012)
Organization: Eau Claire County Humane Association

Qian Feng (Spring 2012)
Organization: Eau Claire Community Foundation

Student Academic Apprentice Supervision

Catherine Emmanuelle (Fall 2011)
Course: Women and Labor Market

Nadine Jentzsch (Spring 2011)
Course: Examining Women’s Studies