Dr Santanu Dey is today an Associate Professor in the Department of History at Ramakrishna Mission Vidyamandira (a residential autonomous College affiliated to the Calcutta University) located at Belur Math near Kolkata, India. He completed his Masters in 2001 at Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi, India, and a MPhil in 2004, also at the Jawaharlal Nehru University. In 2015 Dr Santanu Dey did his Ph.D. on the topic ‘Resuscitating or Restructuring Tradition? Issues and trends among Gaudiya Vaishnavas in late Nineteenth and early Twentieth century Bengal’, likewise from Jawaharlal Nehru University.
Dr Santanu Dey is a Research Fellow at the Oxford Centre for Hindu Studies, Oxford University, and a UK Life Member of Bangiya Sahitya Parishat and Ramakrishna Mission Institute of Culture Library, Golpark.
Modern Indian History, Socio-cultural history of Colonial Bengal, Religion and modernity, Cultural Studies, and Pilgrimage studies.
Vaishnava Studies, Religion and Colonial Modernity and literary history of Bengal.