Saran Ghatak

  • Professor
  • Department Chair of Social Sciences


PhD in Sociology: New York University

MA in Sociology: University of Delhi

BA in Sociology: Presidency College

Research Interests

Law, Crime/ Deviance, Policy, Politics


Keller, Carolyn and Saran Ghatak. 2023. “Are Craft Beer Cities Functioning Collectively or Individually?” Daina Cheyenne Harvey, Ellis Jones, and Nathaniel G. Chapman (eds.): Beer Places: Microgreographies of Craft Beer. Fayetteville, AR: University of Arkansas Press.

Ghatak, Saran and Vincent Ferraro. 2021. “Immigration Control and the White Working Class: Explaining State-level Laws in the US, 2005-2017.”  Sociological Spectrum 41(6): 457-477.

Professional Activities

Reviewer: American Sociological Review; Contemporary Sociology; Journal of Enterprising Communities; Social Forces; Theory, Culture, and Society