■ Research Interests:
Economic, environmental and political history of modern Assam

■ Publication:
  1. Arupjyoti Saikia. 2019. The Unquiet River: A Biography of the Brahmaputra. . Oxford University Press
  2. Arupjyoti Saikia. 2019. Geographical Exploration and Historical Investigation: John Peter Wade in Assam. Landscape, Culture, and Belonging: Writing the History of Northeast India. Cambridge University Press
  3. Arupjyoti Saikia. 2018. Vernacular for the Nation : Hemchandra Goswami’s Typical Selections from Assamese Literature. On Modern Indian Sensibilities: Culture, Politics, History. Routledge
  4. Arupjyoti Saikia. 2017. Nature and Assam’s present. Seminar. Seminar
  5. Arupjyoti Saikia. 2016. ‘Borders, Commodities and Citizens across Mud and River: Assam, 1947–50s. Studies in History. Sage

■ Conference Proceedings:
    ■ Current Courses:
    Course No Course Title Level
    HS 415 History of Contemporary India BTech
    ■ Projects:
    Duration Title Funding Agency
    ■ PhD Students:
    SI No. Student Name PhD Status Thesis Title
    1 Namrata Borkotoky Dissertation
    2 Prarthana Saikia Dissertation
    3 Kawal Deep Kour Completed
    4 Swagata Mukhopadhyay Dissertation
    5 Himalaya Bora Coursework

    ■ MA Development Studies Dissertation Supervised:
    SI No. Student Name Year Dissertation Title
    1 Dhrubajyoti Nath 2013 The Land Question: Assam Legislative Assembly, 1951-61
    2 Haren Saikia 2013 Emerging Dilemma of Forest Rights in Assam: A Study of Doyang and Tengani Area
    3 Rinku Das 2013 When Fish Disappear! Ecological Fates of Fishing Communities in Floodplain of Brahmaputra Valley