Teaching Fellows

Sayantan Saha Roy

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences Sayantan Saha Roy

Area of Study

Department of Anthropology

Sayantan Saha Roy

Teaching Fellow in the Social Sciences

Sayantan Saha Roy is a Postdoctoral Teaching Fellow at the University of Chicago. He is a legal anthropologist interested in the postcolonial state, constitutionalism, law and politics in South Asia. Roy's current book manuscript interrogates how right to life emerged as a critical legal concept in Indian jurisprudence, how it is mobilized in a range of situations and the kinds of powers and practices in enables. He carried out fieldwork for the project in Manipur and in India's environmental courts.

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