Arundhati T. Banerjee, UK


Arundhati T. Banerjee

Senior Director at MIT

Arundhati Tuli Banerjee is a lecturer in Global Studies and Languages, Studies in International Literatures and Cultures (SILC). She teaches European and South Asian Literature and cinema. She received her MA in English from Jadavpur University, India and her M.A. in French Literature from Brandeis University. Her M. Phil and Ph.D in French Literature are from Columbia University. She has published on reading strategies of prose poems. She co-directed the documentary film “The Name of the Disease” (2006), about healthcare in India, with Professor Abhijit Banerjee, Co-Director of the Abdul Jameel Poverty Action Lab. Banerjee is also the senior director of MIT’s Office of Global Initiatives (OGI). She works with MIT alumni, friends, and supporters across the globe to identify, help plan, and find support for MIT’s international initiatives. In this role, she works closely with MIT President L. Rafael Reif, senior officers, and faculty to align MIT’s global mission with its key international partners.