Dr. Mousumi Mukherjee

Dr. Mousumi Mukherjee, Country Director (India)

Dr. Mousumi Mukherjee is an Associate Professor & Deputy Director of the International Institute for Higher Education Research and Capacity Building (IIHEd). She is Member Secretary of the Research Ethics and Review Board (RERB) and founding Executive Director of the Centre for Comparative and Global Education (CCGE), O.P. Jindal Global University. In 2016, she was selected as an Emerging New Scholar fellow of the Oceania Comparative and International Education Society (OCIES). She is also a Congress Standing Committee Member of the World Council of Comparative Education Societies (WCCES), SIG Committee Member of the Comparative and International Education Society (CIES), and a life member of the Comparative Education Society of India (CESI). She has received several awards for her exemplary teaching, research, and community engagement.

She was a Fulbright teaching fellow in the United States in 2005. She received Phi Beta Delta Honor Society Medallion for her contribution to International Education, the Washington Centre Civic Engagement award, and Graduate Women Victoria International Doctoral Scholarship. Her doctoral thesis was a runner-up in 2016 for the Gail. P. Kelly award for an outstanding doctoral dissertation that addresses social justice and equity issues in an international context. She was also awarded the University of Melbourne Teaching Certification from their Centre for Studies of Higher Education. She has published many research articles in internationally peer-reviewed journals and edited books. She also serves as the Associate Editor of Routledge journal- Diaspora, Indigenous and Minority Education. Dr. Mukherjee also serves in the editorial board of the Journal of Underrepresented and Minority Progress. She can be contacted at: mmukherjee@jgu.edu.in or mousumiuiuc@gmail.com. 

Dr. Mukherjee’s recent Fulbright webinar can be viewed here: