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Sutama Ghosh PhD

Associate Professor
OfficeJOR 629
Phone416-979-5000 x556170
Areas of ExpertiseMigration and Settlement Geographies of International Students and New Immigrants to Canada Transnationalism, Urban Social Geography Critical ‘Race’ Theories, Postcolonial Theory, and Theories of Space Regional Geography of ‘South Asia’ with particular reference to India.


Sutama Ghosh is an Associate Professor in the Department Of Geography and Environmental Studies.

Recently, Dr Ghosh has completed a research project as a PI titled, Exploring Resilience Among International Students from India attending Community Colleges in the GTA (SSHRC#896-2016-1004).    Currently, De, Ghosh as a PI is working on another SSHRC funded project titled, COVID-19: Challenges and Resilience of International Students and Local Institutions in Canada's Medium-Sized Cities: A Case Study of Greater Sudbury, in Northern Ontario. Since May 1st  2021, Dr Ghosh has begun a 3 year term as an Associate Professor and Member of Graduate Faculty in the Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto.

Selected Publications

Ghosh, S., “I am the over-educated Maid Who Must Also Earn A Good Living” Exploring Migration and Sense of Freedom Among Professional Indian Women in Toronto”, Ethnicities, Volume: 20 issue: 5, page(s): 915-938. 2020.

Edge. S, Brown E, Ghosh S, and Murnaghan A M Procedural environmental (in) justice at multiple scales: examining immigrant advocacy for improved living conditions, Local Environment, volume 25(9), 666-680. 2020.

Ghosh, S., “Is migration a ticket to freedom? Exploring sense of freedom among Indian women in Toronto”, in Ajaya Sahoo and Bandana Purakayastha (Ed), Routledge Handbook of Indian Transnationalism, Routledge. 2019.

Professional Affiliation

Associate Professor and Member of Graduate Faculty, Department of Geography and Planning, University of Toronto.