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Dr Shourjya Deb

Senior Researcher

Dr Shourjya Deb


Shourjya Deb is a Senior Researcher in the Sahel and West Africa Programme. He is responsible for research design, monitoring of sampling and data collection, data analysis and data visualization. Shourjya takes a keen interest in descriptive and inferential statistics and in engaging with different tools of data management and visualization. He has previously worked as a graduate assistant at Rutgers University and has experience of fieldwork in urban slums and conflict areas in India.  

Subject expertise

Perception surveys, Subjective Well-being, Data Analysis and visualization, Research Design

Regional expertise

West Africa-Sahel, South Asia

English, Bengali and Hindi

PhD in Public Affairs, Rutgers University (US); MS in Public Affairs, Rutgers University (US)

MA in Social Work, Tata Institute of Social Sciences (India)

BA in Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University (India)