Sreetapa Chakrabarty is an Assistant Professor in Political Science at Rabindra Bharati University (Salt Lake Campus). She completed BA (Honours) in Political Science from St. Xavier’s College, University of Calcutta in 2015 and MA in Political Science from the Department of Political Science, Rabindra Bharati University in 2017. Currently, she is a PhD candidate at the Department of Political Science, Rabindra Bharati University. Her dissertation focuses on citizenship, rights and Rohingya children in South Asia. Her research interests include the following: Refugee Studies, International Refugee Law, Citizenship, Human Rights, Refugee and Stateless Children.
She has presented papers and participated as a panelist and/or invited speaker at various national and international seminars, workshops and conferences on citizenship, migrants, refugees, forced migration, refugee law and human rights. She has been engaged with the Refugee Law Initiative as a Research Affiliate since 2020 and is currently a member of two working groups of Refugee Law Initiative – externalisation and decolonizing refugee research.