About Me

I am currently a Visiting Assistant Professor (Animal Behavior) at Macalester College, USA. My research pertains to field based observational studies coupled with experimental setups on lions, wolves, elephants and human-wildlife interactions across Africa, North America and India.

I teach courses on Animal Behavior and Wildlife Conservation to Undergraduate and Graduate students at Macalester College, University of Minnesota, Wildlife Institute of India & Forest Research Institute, India.


Academic Profile​

  • 2021-: Assistant Professor, Macalester College

  • 2019-2021: Postdoc, Department of FWCB, University of Minnesota

  • 2014-2018: PhD in Animal Behaviour, Wildlife Institute of India

  • 2011-2013: MS in Wildlife Sciences, Wildlife Institute of India

  • 2008-2011: BS in Zoology, Presidency College, Calcutta University, India



  • Animal Behavior, Cognition & Networks

  • Carnivore Ecology and Conservation

  • Animal Physiology and Metabolism

  • Population Ecology

  • Ecological Modelling

  • Human-Wildlife Interactions



  • Scientific Articles: 10 published, 2 in review, 3 in preparation

  • 1 Book Chapter

  • Popular Articles: 10 published


Conferences & Seminars

I have presented my research via >30 invited and contributed talks and seminars in India, UK, USA, Belgium and France.