Sudarshana Bordoloi, Associate Professor

Address: 222N Morris Hall
Phone: 507-389-5248


  • Doctor of Philosophy (PhD 2014) in Geography, York University, Toronto, Canada.
  • Master of Philosophy (MPhil 2005) in Population Studies and Demography, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India.
  • Master of Arts (MA) in Geography, Gauhati University, Guwahati, India.


The political Economy of Uneven Rural Development: Case of Non farm Sector in Kerela, India, Palgrave Macmillan, Singapore, 2020.

It is based on her doctorate dissertation and shows how class relations develop. It introduces four inter-related concepts regarding a consequence of capitalist development of the rural nonagricultural/nonfarm sector; social relations of production, productive forces, role of the state and concrete development outcomes of capitalist production in RNFS in the context of class, and non-class relations of oppressions.

Course Taught

  • GEOG 100: Elements of Geography
  • GEOG 103: Introductory Cultural Geography
  • GEOG 341: World Regional Geography
  • GEOG 409/509: Population Geography
  • GEOG 409/509: Human Migration
  • GEOG 409/509: South Asia
  • GEOG 409/509: Geography of Health and Healthcare
  • GEOG 680: Philosophy of Geography

Teaching and Research Interests
Public Health/Health Geographies, Population Geography, Migration Geography, Human Geography. International Development Studies and Globalization.

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