Dr. Sukanya Ray (HOD)

Designation: Assistant Professor
Department: Political Science
Qualification: M. A. (B.U.), Ph. D. (J.U.)

Area of Specialization: Modern Indian Political Thought

E-mail: sukanyar2@rediffmail.com

 

About the faculty

Dr. Sukanya Ray, First Class First and double Gold Medallist in M.A. (Political Science) of the University of Burdwan, earned her Ph.D from Jadavpur University in 2008.She joined the Education Service of the Govt. Of West Bengal(W.B.E.S) as an Assistant Professor in the Post-graduate Department of Political Science, Hooghly Mohsin College. Her next posting in W.B.E.S was at Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata. Presently, she is the Head of the Department of Political Science at Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Government College, Kolkata.

Publications

Book

Approaches to Human Development : As Shown by Swami Vivekananda, Advaita Ashrama, Kolkata and Mayavati, Himalayas, July, 2014. [ISBN 81-7505-426-3].

Book Chapter

‘Vivekananda’s Model of Human Development’ – a chapter in the book : Vivekananda as the Turning Point (the prestigious internationally acclaimed publication, brought out with the support of the Government of India, by the Advaita Ashrama of the Ramakrishna Math and Mission, Kolkata in January, 2013 on the occasion of Swami Vivekananda’s  150th Birth Anniversary, PP. 213-236. [ISBN 978-81-7505-372-4].

Articles

  1. ‘A Poet’s School at Santiniketan: Change and Continuity’, The Educational Review, Madras,Vol.100, October, 1994.
  2.  ‘Political Socialisation of Children:A Research Note’, The Bulletin of the Ramakrishna  Mission Institute  of Culture, Vol. 56, May, 2005.
  3.  ‘Conceptualizing Political Development: A Research Note’, Socialist Perspective, Vol. 34, (June-September), 2006.
  4. ‘Swami Vivekananda’s Concept of Human Development: Timeless Relevance’, Annual Journal of Swami Vivekananda’s  Ancestral House & Cultural Centre, Vol. 1, January, 2010.
  5. ‘Swami Vivekananda and Bharat Parikrama: The Lasting Significance’, Annual Journal of Swami Vivekananda’s Ancestral House & Cultural Centre,Vol. 2, January, 2011.
  6. ‘The Making of Vivekananda: His Family’s Role’, Prabuddha Bharata, (Awakened India ), Vol. 116, April, 2011.
  7. ‘Swami Vivekananda:Reflections on his Early thoughts in America’, abstract of the Paper published in the souvenir of the West Bengal Political Science Association, June, 2011.
  8. ‘Vivekananda in the US before the Parliament of Religions’, Prabudhha Bharata, vol. 117, October, 2012.
  9. ‘Vivekananda’s Bharat Parikrama: A Reflective Analysis’ in the volume ‘Swami  Vivekananda’s Vision and its Relevance in the Contemporary World’, Kolkata: Lady Brabourne College, March 2013. The volume, of which Dr. Ray was an editor, contains the selected articles of the UGC-sponsored National Level Seminar.
  10. ‘Role of Ramakrishna and Vivekananda in Human Development’, Prabuddha Bharata (Awakened India), Vol. 119, January, 2014 and February, 2014.
  11. ‘ Bankimchandra: Ideas on Nationalism’- the Paper was presented at the 15th Annual Conference of the West Bengal Political Science Association held at Lady Brabourne College on 29th March,2014. The Abstract of the Paper was published in the Souvenir  of the West Bengal Political Science Association, March 2014.
  12. ‘Vivekananda in Chicago: Light on his Life and Philosophy’, Prabuddha Bharata (Awakened India), Vol. 120, November, 2015.
  13. ‘Vivekananda’s Addresses at the Parliament of Religions: Reflections on the Historic Significance of a Landmark Document’, Prabuddha Bharata (Awakened India), Vol. 121, November, 2016.
  14. ‘Bankimchandra: The First Systematic Formulator of Indian Nationalism’, Peer-reviewed Journal of Lady Brabourne College, Kolkata, 2016.
  15. ‘A Fighter Extraordinary: Sister Nivedita and Her Indian Struggles’, Prabuddha Bharata (Awakened India), Vol. 122, January, 2017.

Hobbies

Singing Rabindrasangeet (Tagore songs) and listening to classical and contemporary  Indian and Western music, Flair in Spanish Language, Reading Fictions and Biographies.

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Infrastructure

Building

The College has a large four storied building which is under construction.

Library

The College has a library with an open access system for books.

Laboratory

The college has 3 laboratories which are well equipped for the students.

CCTV

The college will install CCTV facility for students’ own protection.