Professor Sanjeev Chatterjee

Grant Category: Fulbright-Nehru Visiting Lecturer
Field of Specialization: Documentary Filmmaking
Name: Professor Sanjeev Chatterjee
Official Address and Designation: Director and Professor
University of Miami--Coral Gables
School of Communication
Coral Gables, Florida
Host Institution in India: Jadavpur University,
Kolkata, West Bengal
Duration of Grant: 6 months
july 2011
Brief Bio:
Professor Sanjeev Chatterjee is at present associated with the school of communication, University of Miami. Professor Chatterjee has a M.A. in english literature from the Jadavpur University, Kolkata and M.F. A. in Radio and Television from Brooklyn College of the City University of New York. Professor Chatterjee served as the Vice Dean of the school of communication and founding Executive Director of the knight center for international media. The center focuses on the creation and dissemination of compelling visual media addressing the world's most pressing issues.
As a Fulbright-Nehru fellow Dr. Chatterjee will be working with students at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, towards researching and telling the stories of the East Calcutta Wetlands – designated a "wetland of International importance" under the Ramsar Convention of 2002.