Curriculum Vitae


Sonn, C.C., Arcidiacono, C., Dutta, U., Kiguwa, P., Kloos, B., & Maldonado-Torres, N. (in press). Beyond disciplinary boundaries: Speaking back to critical knowledges, liberation and community. Accepted for publication in South African Journal of Psychology, Vol. 47(4), 448-458.

Dutta, U. (2017). The everyday and the exceptional: Rethinking gendered violence and human rights in Garo Hills, India. In Grabe (Ed.)Women’s Human Rights: A Social Psychological Perspective on Resistance, Liberation, and Justice. (pp. 179-204). New York, NY: Oxford University Press.

Dutta, U. & Aber, M.S (2017). Enacted cultural critique: Examining everyday violence in Garo Hills. Journal for Prevention and Intervention in the Community, 45(1), 19-31. 

Dutta, U., Sonn, C. C., & Lykes, M. B. (2016). Situating and contesting structural violence in community-based research and action. Community Psychology in Global Perspective, 2(2), 1-20. 

Dutta, U. (2016). Prioritizing the local in an age of globalization: A proposal for decentering community psychology. American Journal of Community Psychology, DOI 10.1002/ajcp.12047.

Dutta, U., Andzenge, A. & Walking, K. (2016). The everyday peace project: An innovative approach to peace pedagogyJournal for Peace Education, 13(1), 79-104. [Link]

Dutta, U., Shroll, T., Engelsen, J., Prickett, S., Hajjar, L., & Green, J. (2016). The "messiness" of teaching/learning social (in)justice: Performing a pedagogy of discomfort. Qualitative Inquiry, 22(5), 345-352.

Dutta, U. & Aber, M.S. (forthcoming). Enacted cultural critique: Examining everyday violence in Garo Hills. Journal for Prevention and Intervention in the Community; Themed issue on Community Psychology and Intercultural Intervention.

Dutta, U. (2016). Ethnographic approaches. In L. A. Jason & D. S. Glenwick (Eds). Handbook of methodological approaches to community-based research: Qualitative, quantitative, and mixed methods. New York, N.Y.: Oxford University Press.

 Dutta, U. (2014). The long way home: The vicissitudes of belonging and otherness in Northeast India. Qualitative Inquiry, 21(2), 161-172.  DOI: 10.1177/1077800414542703

Dutta, U. (2014). Critical ethnography. In Mills, J. & Birks, M. (Eds.) Qualitative methodologies: A practical guide. (pp. 89-105). London: SAGE Publications.

Dutta, U. (2013). Beyond the ethnicity question: Constructing and enacting more inclusive identities. In J. Prodhani & R.S. Thakur (Eds.)  Culture, Ethnicity, and Identity: A Reader. (pp. 290-299). Guwahati: DVS Publications.

Kral, M.J., Ramirez Garcia, J.I., Aber, M.S., Masood, N., Dutta, U. & Todd, N.R. (2011). Culture and community: Towards a renewed and reimagined vision. American Journal of Community Psychology, 47, 46-57.

Aber, M.S., Dutta, U., Neville, H.A., Spanierman, L.B., De La Rosa, B. & Khuri, L. (2011).  Fostering diversity, dialogue and democracy in the Intersections Living and Learning Community at the University of Illinois. In Neville, H.A., Huntt, M.B., & Chapa, J. (Eds.) Implementing Diversity: Contemporary Challenges and Best Practices at Predominantly White Universities. University of Illinois, IL: Center on Democracy in a Multi-Racial Society, University of Illinois.

Dutta, U. (2009). Blisters on their Feet: Tales of Internally Displaced Persons in India's North East. Pacific Affairs, 82(3), 552-553.

Dutta, U. (2007). Deconstructing ‘terrorism’: Implications for community research and action. The Community Psychologist, 40 (2), 75-76.