Dr Anirban Sengupta is a Sociologist by training. He has secured MPhil and PhD degree in Social Sciences from Tata Institute of Social Sciences. As a part of his PhD he had explored the relationship between social capital and entrepreneurship in Information and Communication Technology industry in India. Areas of his research interest include entrepreneurship, social capital, social network, and research methodology.
Prior to joining Bharat Ratna Dr B.R. Ambedkar University, Delhi Dr Sengupta was working with Christ University, Bangalore as a Lecturer in Department of Sociology there. He has also worked as Lecturer at Tata Institute of Social Sciences. As a researcher in various capacities he has been associated with research projects at Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Health Management Research, and Indira Gandhi Institute of Development Research. Besides, he has been involved with preparation of ‘Journal of Abstracts and Reviews: Sociology and Social Anthropology’ published by Indian Council for Social Science Research.
CURRENT RESEARCH PROJECTS
Dr. Sengupta is a life member of Indian Sociological Society. He has received Sir Dorabji Tata Research Scholarship for pursuing M.Phil. degree at Tata Institute of Social Sciences. He has also received a research fellowship from Entrepreneurship Development Institute, Ahmedabad for consulting the library and faculty members of the Institute for the purpose of Ph.D. research.