2016 MA, Modern History, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi
2014 BA, History, St. Stephen’s College, University of Delhi, New Delhi
Languages: English, Hindi, Bengali
Aditi Dey’s academic training is in the discipline of History, having done a Bachelor’s in History from St. Stephen’s College and a Master’s in Modern History from JNU. She has worked as an ethnographer and qualitative researcher at a research agency in Mumbai for two years. She has had a diverse range of research experiences, which include volunteering with rights based movements and social surveys for public schemes, NGOs focusing on education and conservation and policy think tanks. Aditi’s interest at present, is focused on studying the ways in which a city goes through transformations, especially at the level of particular sites and neighbourhoods.
At IIHS, she is primarily working on a research stream which examines the industrial profile and history of Bangalore.