Somaditya Banerjee
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Somaditya BanerjeeSomaditya Banerjee

Assistant Professor

Somaditya (Soma) Banerjee has a bachelors and masters in physics, completed graduate work in history of science and technology from the University of Minnesota and finally earned his doctorate in history from the University of British Columbia. He works with his brilliant colleague David Rands to make Austin Peay a center of excellence in Asian Studies. In dialogue with the College of STEM, he also wants to offer courses in the history of science and technology. Soma’s research interests are in Modern South Asian History and History of Science and he is completing a book manuscript (under contract with Routledge Press) which examines the making of modern physics in colonial India. 

(For a list of Dr. Banerjee's publications, click here.)


B.Sc. (Hons) Physics, St. Xavier’s College, Calcutta
M.Sc. (Physics) University of Pune
M.S. (Physics) University of Arkansas
M.A. (History of Science & Technology) University of Minnesota
Ph.D. (History) University of British Columbia

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Office: HH-343
Telephone: (931) 221-7916

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