Dr. Debasree Bhadra

M.Sc., Ph.D (C.U.)

Assistant Professor

Department of Geography

About me

Teaching Experience:
Under-Graduation: 12 years
Post-Graduation:  12 Years

Areas of Interest:           
Population Geography,  Cartography, Climatology, Bio- Geography, Gender studies, Urban Geography,  Tourism Geography and Geo-statistics.

Academic Qualification:

  • Ph. D. (Sc.)
  • 2011 – Awarded Ph.D. (Sc.) from University of Calcutta (Title of Ph.D. “An  Analytical Study of the Socio-Economic Status for Developmental Planning of Bankura District”)
  • Cleared UGC-NET (JRF), 2003 and SLET, 2004
  • UGC Junior Research Fellow from 16th August, 2004 to 6th February, 2006 in Department of Geography, University of Calcutta.
  • Masters in  Science
    2001 - 2003  : M.Sc. in Geography (Stood 1st Class First Rank) University of Calcutta
  • Bachelor of Science
    1998 - 2001       B.Sc. in Geography (Stood 1st Class Second Rank) Gokhale Memorial Girls College

Research Project:
Completed UGC - Minor Research Project (2015-2017) titled “Gender Sensitive approach towards Vulnerability mapping for Disaster Risk Management in Informal Settlements of Kolkata” as Principal Investigator.

Research Guidance

  • M. A./ M. Sc.     Term Paper Supervised:   30
  • M. A./ M. Sc.     Dissertation Supervised:   01
  • M. A./ M. Sc.     Field Report Supervised:  05
  • B.A./ B. Sc.       Field Report Supervised:   05

Publications

Research Publications:

  1. “ Exploring the Gender Based Issues and Concerns in the Slums of Kolkata for Inclusive Urban Development”, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies, Institute of Landscape, Ecology and Ekistics, Kolkata , Vol. 40, No. 2, pp. 76-85, ISSN 0971-4170 , December, 2017.
  2. “ An Exploration of the Perceptions and Experiences of Charity Tourism: A Case Study of Kolkata”, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies, Institute of Landscape, Ecology and Ekistics, Kolkata , Vol. 40, No. 1, pp. 72-79, ISSN 0971-4170 , June 2017.
  3. “Child Nutrition: Addressing India’s Nutritional Crisis”, Newsletter of Women’s Studies Centre, Lady Brabourne College, Vol.08, pp. 129 – 136,   ISSN: 2395-4299, March, 2017.
  4. “Numerical Modelling to understand the dependence of Outdoor Thermal Comfort on Built Form Canyon Geometry in Warm Humid Climates”, Climate and Society – A Contemporary Perspectives (ed. Vol. book), pp. 103 – 113, ISBN: 978-81-923448-0-5, December, 2016. (Co-Author).
  5. “Literacy and Sex Ratio Trends and their Correlation in West Bengal – A Geographical Appraisal”, Environment and Sustainability (ed. Vol. book), pp. 258 – 268,  ISBN: 978-93-83010-30-1, November, 2016.
  6. “Aspects of Urban Climate Maps and its Importance in Urban Planning: A Case Study of Kolkata”, Environment and Sustainability (ed. Vol. book), pp. 44 – 50, ISBN: 978-93-83010-30-1, November, 2016. (Co-Author).
  7. “Climate Change and its Associated Social Vulnerabilities – A Case Study of Sunderban, West Bengal”, Proceedings of the UGC Sponsored National Seminar on Climate Change: Issues and Challenges to Society, Environment and Development organized by Haringhata Mahavidyalaya, September, 2016. (Co-Author).
  8. “Trends and Pattern of Urbanization in West Bengal: A Quantitative Approach”, Journal of Social Sciences, Lady Brabourne College, pp. 297 – 305, ISSN:2231-3400, 2016.
  9. “A Perception Study to understand the Socio-Economic Conditions of the  Urban Slums in Kolkata”, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies, Institute of Landscape, Ecology and Ekistics, Kolkata , Vol. 39, No. 1, pp. 37-43, ISSN 0971-4170 , June 2016.
  10. “Ecological Recycling of Urban Waste Water and Livelihood Generation”, Proceedings of the National Seminar on Land Use Planning and Management organized by ILEE, pp. 109 – 116, ISBN – 978 – 81-928047-6-7, September, 2016.
  11. “Spatial Analysis showing the variation of Literacy Rate in West Bengal: An Overview”, International Journal of Applied Research, Vol. 2, Issue 5, ISSN (Print) No.: 2394-7500, May, 2016.
  12. “Gender, Health and Climate Change: Overviewing the Linkages and Adaptations”, Newsletter of Women’s Studies Centre, Lady Brabourne College, Vol.07, pp. 122 – 126, ISSN: 2395-4299, March, 2016.
  13. “Gender Disparity in Literacy Rate: A Case study of Birbhum District”, Newsletter of Women’s Studies Centre, Lady Brabourne College, Vol. 06, pp. 26 – 29,  ISSN: 2395-4299, March, 2015.
  14. “Spatial Analysis for Understanding Regional Disparities in Educational Facilities of Birbhum District”, Indian Journal of Landscape Systems and Ecological Studies, Institute of Landscape, Ecology and Ekistics, Kolkata , Vol. 38, No. 1, pp. 186-189, ISSN : 0971-41700971-4170 , June, 2015.
  15. “Strategies for Disaster Management and Mitigation Using Geospatial Mapping Techniques: A Case Study of Siliguri”, Proceedings of International Seminar on Environmental Perspectives and Resource Management Organised by ILEE, pp. 102-104, ISBN: 978-81-928047-4-3, December, 2014.
  16. “Intra-District Disparity in the Distribution of Educational Institutions in Bankura, West Bengal”, Geographical Review of India, Vol.68, No. 3, ISSN: 0375-6386, September, 2006. (Co-Author).

PAPER PRESENTED IN INTERNATIONAL / NATIONAL CONFERENCE / SEMINAR :  30 Papers

NUMBER OF INTERNATIONAL / NATIONAL SEMINAR / CONFERENCE / SYMPOSIUM ATTENDED: 10

TRAININGS/WORKSHOPS (INTERNATIONAL/NATIONAL) /REFRESHERS / STC / FIP / AND ORIENTATION COURSES ATTENDED   : 20

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION and OTHER ACTIVITIES

  1. Member of the Post Graduate Board of Studies in the Department of Geography, Lady Brabourne College.
  2. Member of Advanced Research Centre of Human Geography of Lady Brabourne College.