Budhaditya Das completed his PhD in Human Ecology in 2017 from the School of Human Ecology at Ambedkar University Delhi. His doctoral thesis was a historical and ethnographic study of state and Adivasi relations in the Satpuda hills in Madhya Pradesh, India. The title of his thesis was “State, Adivasis and Upland Livelihoods: A Study of Forest Villages in Central India”.
Dr. Das’ formative training has been in critical social work practice. He completed his MPhil in Social Work (2011) and MA in Social Work (2008) from the Department of Social Work, University of Delhi. His areas of research and teaching interest include critical agrarian studies, political economy, environmental history, environmental policy and governance, and gender and environment. He studies indigeneity, land and rural transformations, forest governance, and
Budhaditya Das has earlier taught at the Department of Social Work, University of Delhi and the Department of Social Work, JamiaMilliaIslamia.