Dr. Sanjit Sarkar - Public health - Editorial Board Member ūüŹÜ

Central University of Karnataka - India

Professional Profiles

Early Academic Pursuits

He commenced his academic journey with a Bachelor of Science in Geography from the University of Kalyani, West Bengal. His dedication to the field led him to pursue a Master of Arts in Geography from Guru Ghasidash Central University, Chhattisgarh. Building on this foundation, he furthered his academic pursuits with a Master's in Population Studies (MPS) from the International Institute for Population Sciences, Mumbai, and later achieved a Doctor of Philosophy in Population Studies (PhD) from the same institution.

Professional Endeavors

His professional journey reflects a commitment to geography and population studies. He currently serves as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Geography at the School of Earth Sciences, Central University of Karnataka. Prior to this, he held academic positions at esteemed institutions, including the Population Research Center at Gokhale Institute of Politics and Economics, Pune, and the Poverty and Human Development Monitoring Agency (PHDMA) in Odisha, where he worked as a Food Security Expert.

Contributions and Research Focus

His expertise lies in Population and Settlement Geography, with a focus on quantitative techniques, demography, food security, and nutrition. His work extends to reproductive and sexual health, showcasing a multidisciplinary approach to geographical research. His contributions include extensive research on issues related to population dynamics, health, and food security.

Accolades and Recognition

His contributions have not gone unnoticed, evident in his academic and research achievements. His role as a Food Security Expert and Research Officer reflects his dedication to addressing critical issues in population studies and public health. Additionally, his expertise in statistical packages such as STATA, SPSS, MORTPACK, CsPro, and Arc GIS highlights his proficiency in employing advanced methodologies in his research.

Impact and Influence

As an Assistant Professor and a researcher, he has made a significant impact in the field of Geography and Population Studies. His research guidance to postgraduate and doctoral students further contributes to the academic and research landscape. His work on topics like the impact of neighborhood built-up areas on health and the role of male out-migration on maternal and child health demonstrates the real-world implications of his research.

Legacy and Future Contributions

His legacy is one of academic excellence and a commitment to addressing societal challenges through geographical research. His ongoing research projects with Ph.D. students reflect a dedication to advancing knowledge in critical areas such as maternal and child health, neighborhood impacts on health, and livelihood diversity in tribal households. As he continues his academic journey, he is poised to make further contributions to the field, leaving a lasting legacy in Geography and Population Studies.


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Notable Publications

Sanjit Sarkar | Public health | Editorial Board Member

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