Dr. Arindam Chakrabarti joins us as the inaugural holder of the Nirmal K. and Augustina Mattoo Endowed Chair in Classical Indic Studies.
Dr. Arindam Chakrabarti joins the College of Arts and Sciences as the inaugural holder of the Nirmal K. and Augustina Mattoo Endowed Chair in Classical Indic Studies. Dr. Chakrabarti is an internationally-renowned scholar in Indian philosophy, aesthetics, the philosophy of art, Buddhism, and philosophy of language. He is the author of 17 scholarly monographs appearing in English, Sanskrit, and Bengali. His BA is from the Presidency College (Calcutta), MA from Calcutta University, and D.Phil from Oxford. He joins us from the University of Hawaii Manoa. He previously held academic appointment at the University of Delhi, India, and University College London, UK.