Education

 
University of Maryland, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, College Park, MD
Ph.D.  (Fall 2017)

Dissertation Title: Mind the gap: Connecting news and information to build an agenda against rape and sexual assault in India

Advisors: Dr. Kalyani Chadha & Dr. Linda Steiner

 
University of Maryland, Department of Women’s Studies, College Park, MD
Graduate Certificate Program, (Fall 2017)
 
Rutgers University, School of Communication & Information (SC&I,) New Brunswick, NJ
MA in Communication and Information Studies, focus on Digital Media, 2012
(Recipient of the 2012 Faculty Recognition Award for a Masters Student)

Thesis: Politicking virtually: is the fourth estate listening?

 
International Center for Journalists, Washington D.C.
Certificate in Multimedia journalism (2010)
 
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Master of Philosophy  (M.Phil.) in International Relations

Thesis: Legacy of the Liberation War In Vietnam: The Socio-Economic Status of Amerasians after 1976

Graduated First Class, Ranked Second

 
Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India
Master of Arts (M.A.) in International Relations, specializing in South East Asia
 
Presidency College, University of Calcutta, Kolkata, India
Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Political Science (major), History (minor), Philosophy (minor),