Dr. Saran Ghatak is an Associate Professor of Sociology and Anthropology for the Sociology, Anthropology, & Criminology department. He received his Ph.D. in Sociology from New York University. Dr. Ghatak's professional interests include Law, Knowledge/ Science, Medical Sociology, Politics, Culture, Crime. He is a member of the American Sociological Association,the Eastern Sociological Sociology and the American Society of Criminology.
Recent Publications include:
2013. “Power/ Faith: Governmentality, Religion, and Post-Secular Societies.” International Journal of Politics, Culture, and Society 26(3): 217-235(with Andrew S. Abel).
2011. Threat Perceptions: The Policing of Dangers from Eugenics to the War on Terrorism. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books/Rowman and Littlefield