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Dr. Sajal Roy

Dr. Sajal Roy

Visiting Research Fellow

roysajal.wgs@gmail.com

Dr. Sajal Roy joined the BRAC Institute of Governance and Development (BIGD), Brac University as a Visiting Research Fellow. Dr Sajal Roy is an environmental geographer and community services educator. He specializes in Critical Development Studies with geographical concentrations in South Asia, West Africa, Scandinavia and Australia. Sajal’s research interests centre on Intersectionality, livelihood, material well-being, gendered relations, refugee crisis management, non-economic loss and damage (of climate change), post-disaster recovery and disaster epidemiology. His Ph.D. research projects at the Institute for Culture and Society, Western Sydney University (WSU) investigated the ways in which gender, ethnicity, marital status and geographical locations intersect with each other and at the same time, influence reshapes gendered relations in post-disaster context in Bangladesh.

Sajal is an advanced early career researcher with international exposure to global research opportunities and teaching and demonstrated excellence in preparing, delivering, and supervising lectures and research work. He possesses specializations in interdisciplinary studies, particularly Business, Society and Policy; Rural Development; Women & Gender, Development, Disaster Risk Management, as well as other corollary fields.

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