Sourayan Mookerjea

PhD York University
Affiliation: University of Alberta
Faculty of Arts - Department of Sociology

Director - Intermedia Research Studio University of Alberta 

Research Coordinator- RePublicU, a critical university studies research collaboration

Decolonizing theory, commons theory, critical globalization studies, intermedia research.


Dr. Sourayan Mookerjea is Associate Professor of theory and cultural studies at the Department of Sociology,  University of Alberta He has research expertise in globalization studies, postcolonial social theory, social movement theory and stakeholder participation theory as well as research experience involving research on Bangladeshi peasant small holder farmer climate change adaptation strategies, traditional women’s agricultural cooperative management and climate change adaptation strategies in Andhra Pradesh India, and displaced subaltern responses to wetlands destruction through urban sprawl in West Bengal, India. His current projects include SSHRC funded research on The Commons and the Convergence of Crises, an intermedia/decolonizing theory of the commons; RePublicU, a critical university studies collaboration; Intersections of Sustainability, a KIAS funded collaboration on the politics of climate change; and Toxic Media Ecologies 2: Ground, Water, Cloud for Arts and the Anthropocene, a social justice, research creation ColLab at the Faculty of Arts, University of Alberta. Sourayan Mookerjea is co-editor of Canadian Cultural Studies: A Reader (Duke University Press, 2009).


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