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Ms. Shamita Das Dasgupta

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Phone: (734) ***-****  HQ Phone
Local Address:  Michigan , United States
Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan
3893 Okemos Road Suite B-2
Okemos , Michigan 48864
United States

Company Description: Batterer Intervention Services Coalition of Michigan (BISC-MI) was created to provide a working forum for interaction and information sharing among agencies and...   more

Employment History

  • Assistant Professor In Psychology
    Rutgers University
  • Editor
    Rutgers University
  • Teacher
    Rutgers University
  • Clinical Adjunct Assistant Professor of Law
  • Adjunct Professor

Board Memberships and Affiliations


  • PhD
    The Ohio State University
  • PhD
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Web References
Shamita Das ..., 23 July 2015 [cached]
Shamita Das Dasgupta
Shamita Das Dasgupta is a cofounder of Manavi (New Jersey), the first organization in the U.S. to focus on violence against women in the South Asian community. She has been engaged in advocacy to end violence against women for over thirty years. Shamita has taught at Rutgers University and has worked as an adjunct professor at NYU Law School. In addition to several articles and reports, she is the author of five books, The Demon Slayers and Other Stories: Bengali Folktales (1995, Interlink Books, USA); A Patchwork Shawl: Chronicles of South Asian Women in America (1998, Rutgers University Press, USA); Body Evidence: Intimate Violence Against South Asian Women in America (2007, Rutgers University Press, USA); Mothers for Sale: Women in Kolkata's Sex Trade (2009, DasGupta-Alliance, India); and Globalization and Gestational Surrogacy in India: Outsourcing Life (2014, Lexington Books). Shamita has served on several national boards including appointed by New Jersey's Governor to the NJ Domestic Violence Fatality and Near Fatality Review Board. In addition to various awards, her work has received wide recognition in national and international media.
As guest co-editors, Lisa and Shamita Das Dasgupta won the 2012 Violence Against Women Best Article Award for their special issue on women's use of force titled, "Contemporary Perspectives on Battered Women's Use of Non-Fatal Force in Intimate Heterosexual Relationships.
Domestic Harmony Foundation » Events, 12 Aug 2015 [cached]
Shamita Das Dasgupta: Social activist and scholar. Co-founder of Manavi. Author of several books on the topics of ethnicity, gender, immigration, and violence against women. Her books include: A Patchwork Shawl: Chronicles of South Asian Women in America, Body Evidence: Intimate Violence against South Asian Women in America, and Mothers for Sale: Women in Kolkata's Sex Trade.
Domestic Harmony Foundation » About Us, 11 Oct 2014 [cached]
Shamita Dasgupta
Sadie Nash Leadership Project, 15 May 2012 [cached]
Dr. Shamita Das Dasgupta (2005): Assistant Professor in Psychology at Rutgers University.
National Center on Domestic and Sexual Violence [cached]
BODY EVIDENCE - INTIMATE VIOLENCE AGAINST SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN IN AMERICA, Shamita Das Dasgupta, editor, Rutgers University Press, Piscataway, NJ: May 2007.
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