[skip to content]

Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Dr Siddhartha Sarkar

PhD in Economics (2004) University of North Bengal, Darjeeling, India


Siddhartha Sarkar
Department of Anthropology and Sociology

Commonwealth Academic Fellow

Dr Siddhartha Sarkar
Email address:



  • PhD in Economics (2004) from University of North Bengal, Darjeeling, India (Research Topic: Women and Informal Economy in India).
  • Post Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Professor (2006) in University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands (Research Topic: Gender, Environment and Health Linkages in Developing Countries).
  • Senior Post Doctoral and Professorial Fellow (2010) in Thammasat University and Asian Institute of Technology, Thailand (Research Topic: Gender and Human Security in South and Southeast Asia).
  • Senior Post Doctoral Fellow and Visiting Professor (2011) in Corvinus University and Central European University, Hungary (Research Topic: Gender and Human Security in Central Europe).
  • Commonwealth Academic Fellow (2013) in SOAS, University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science and Cambridge University, United Kingdom (Research Topic: Sex Trafficking and Human Security in Asia and Europe)

Relevant Experience

Dr Siddhartha Sarkar is a Scientific Researcher in ‘Gender, Environment and Sustainable Development’. He Served as Post-doctoral Visiting Fellow in Several European and Asian Universities and Research Institutes. Currently he has been working as Associate Professor, Department of Commerce and Economics, Ananda Chandra College of Commerce (University of North Bengal), Jalpaiguri, West Bengal, India. He has published several research papers in peer reviewed Indian and International Journals and a number of books including ‘An Outline of Management’, ‘Disadvantaged Women in Informal Sector’, ‘Theorizing Informal Economy’, ‘Women Struggle for Sustainability’, ‘Economic and Environmental Accounting for Sustainable Development’, ‘Gender, Work and Poverty’, ‘Gender Development Dimensions and Policies’, ‘Gender and Development: An Afro-Indian Study’, ‘Gender Inequality in Developing Countries’, ‘Developing Green Accounting System’, ‘Global Economic Integration and Inequality’, ‘Accounting for Managers’, ‘Gender, Rights and Security’, ‘Gender and Pro-Poor Growth’, ‘Cross-Cultural Studies in Management, Technology and Finance’, ‘Gender, Poverty and Sustainable Livelihoods’, ‘Management Development Strategies’, ‘Gender Empowerment and Social Linkages’, ‘Mainstreaming Indian Business and Economy’, ‘Tackling Poverty Challenges: Key Issues and Policy Implications’(Lambert, Germany), ‘Why Poor People Stay Poor’ (Lambert, Germany), ‘Why Economic Development Matters : Lessons from Emerging and Transition Economies’ (Brown Walker Press, USA), ‘How Financial Policies Response: A Cross-country Empirical Analysis’ (Brown Walker Press, USA) etc. Besides, he is actively associated with various International NGOs working for gender and environment. He is the Chief Editor in International Journal of Human Development and Sustainability, and International Journal of Management and Transformation, Associate Editor in Journal of Development and Agricultural Economics with distinguished editorial consultant in various International refereed Journals. Dr. Sarkar is the Instigator and Series Editor of a good number of peer-reviewed Journals published from Brown Walker Press, USA (www.brownwalker.com/ASMT-journals.php). He served as Postdoctoral Visiting Fellow in University of Amsterdam, University of Groningen, University of Wageningen, University of Twente, Tinbergen Institute and Institute of Social Studies, the Netherlands in 2006, Senior Fellow in Asian Institute of Technology and Professorial Fellow in Thammasat University, Thailand in 2010, Senior Post-doctoral Fellow and Visiting Professor in Central European University and Corvinus University, Hungary in 2011. Dr. Sarkar has been awarded as ‘Commonwealth Academic Fellow 2013-2014' tenable at SOAS, University of London, London School of Economics and Political Science and Cambridge University, UK by the Commonwealth Commission in the UK which is one of the largest and most prestigious fellowship programme in the world to teach and research on 'sex trafficking and human security in Asia and Europe'.He has his focus of interest on gender-inclusive and small-scale socio-economic research in Asia and Europe as well as ample experience with guiding bottom-up and participatory postdoctoral research projects in Asia and Europe. He is not only professionally active through publications but also through the organization of relevant workshops, training programs and seminars. He has an extensive teaching and research experience on gender, environment and sustainable development and he has also been participating in all academic activities including formulation of new research programmes and revision of the existing academic courses and supervising research projects of the doctoral and post-doctoral students at international level. Dr. Sarkar is available at drsarkar.s@gmail.com and his updated list of publications and activities is available at www.drsarkar.blogspot.in.