Associate Professor, College of Staten Island
PhD in Sociology from the City University of New York Graduate Center. She joined CSI’s program in Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies and the Department of Sociology, Anthropology, and Social Work in the fall of 2004. Her research interests include: the study of gender and sexuality; medical sociology (the social politics of infectious disease epidemics and their management, particularly viral epidemics); urban sociology; the sociology of culture and popular culture; and the study of animals in society. Dr. Mukherjea teaches courses on gender studies, urban sociology, community studies, and the sociology of culture at CSI, and she has co-taught the Introduction to LGBTQ Studies at the CUNY Graduate Center with Dr. Paisley Currah. Dr. Mukherjea also is a member of the faculty for the doctoral program in public health at the CUNY Graduate Center.