HAIMANTI BHATTACHARYA portrait
  • Associate Professor, Economics Department

Professional Service

  • International universities . External reviewer for retention, promotion, and tenure of assistant professors. 01/2019 - 06/2022
  • Northern Arizona University, Yavapai, AZ. External advisor for the topic Poverty and Sustainability in the Spring course CDSY 440 Current Issues in Sustainability, under the Community Development and Sustainability Program. 01/2013 - 04/2014
  • Reviewer of journal articles. American Journal of Agricultural Economics (2), BMC Women’s Health (2), Canadian Journal of Agricultural Economics (1), Climate Policy (1), Economic Modelling (1), Ecological Economics (1), Ecological Indicators (1), European Economic Review (1), Feminist Economics (14), Food Policy (1), India Review (1), International Journal of Agricultural Economics and Extension (1), International Journal of Development Issues (1), International Journal of Emergency Management (1), International Journal of Environment and Sustainable Development (1), International Journal of Sustainability in Higher Education (2), Journal of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (1), Journal of Environmental Economics and Policy (1), Managerial and Decision Economics (1), PLOS ONE (2), Population and Environment (1), Social Science Journal (1), Transactions of the Royal Society of South Africa (1), The Scandinavian Journal of Economics (1), Violence Against Women (4), Women’s Reproductive Health (1), Women’s Studies International Forum (1), World Development (2). 08/2008 - present

Internal Service

  • Director of Graduate Studies, Asian Studies Program. 07/2019 - 06/2022. University service.
  • Global Change & Sustainability Center (GCSC) fellowship applications review committee member for CSBS. 02/2019 - 02/2019. College service.
  • Seminar planning committee member, Department of Economics. 03/2018 - 07/2019. Department service.
  • JJR research grants committee member. 08/2016 - 05/2017. Department service.
  • Environment research group coordinator. 08/2016 - 05/2017. Department service.
  • U.S.-Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Water (USPCASW) Student Exchange Program Coordinator. 08/2016 - 04/2017. University service.
  • FLAS applications review committee member, Asia Center. 01/2016 - 03/2020. University service.
  • Executive committee member, Asia Center. 08/2015 - present. University service.
  • CSBS - college council member. 08/2015 - present. College service.
  • Interdisciplinary research group member for OSH redevelopment. 08/2015 - 06/2016. College service.
  • Hiring committee co-chair for Society, Water, and Climate cluster. 08/2015 - 04/2016. University service.
  • Reviewer for University Research Committee (URC) Faculty Research and Creative Grant. 08/2015 - 12/2015. University service.
  • Director of Graduate Studies, Asian Studies Program. 07/2015 - 06/2016. University service.
  • Substitute Economics department representative at CSBS Curriculum Committee. 04/2015 - 04/2015. College service.
  • Mentor at EarthU Sustainability in Diversity dinner organized by University of Utah Sustainability Resource Center. 02/2015 - 02/2015. University service.
  • Organizing committee member for International Conference on Inequality and Sustainability in Asia. 01/2015 - 12/2015. University service.
  • Econometrics track representative, MSTAT Program. 07/2014 - 06/2016. University service.
  • Member of strategic planning committee for research and hiring focus, Department of Economics. 01/2014 - 12/2014. Department service.
  • Member of committee for preparing a proposal for Certificate in Asian Studies for Social and Behavioral Science. 01/2014 - 04/2014. University service.
  • Judge for College of Social and Behavioral Science Student Research Day. 04/2013 - 04/2013. College service.
  • Global Change & Sustainability Center (GCSC) student grant applications review committee member. 01/2013 - 04/2013. University service.
  • Tenure-track faculty representative for Economics Department in the focus group meeting for strategic communications of the university. 01/2012 - 01/2012. University service.
  • Library Liaison. 08/2011 - 04/2016. Department service.
  • Speaker on `American Classroom' for International Students Orientation. 08/2011 - 08/2011. University service.
  • Member of exchange faculty evaluation committee, Asian Studies Program. 01/2011 - 05/2011. University service.
  • Member of Committee on Statistics & Econometrics. 08/2010 - 04/2016. Department service.
  • Econometrics track representative, MSTAT Program. 07/2010 - 06/2012. University service.
  • Member of ad-hoc committee for Graduate Certificate in Environment and Sustainability. 08/2009 - 12/2009. Department service.

Outreach

  • Panelist for ‘Bridging International Borders in Academia: Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion’ organized by University of Utah’s Women of Color Academics (WoCA) Collective, Asia Center, the Office of Equity, Diversity, & Inclusion, and the Asian University for Women, Chittagong, Bangladesh, 2021. 03/16/2021 - 03/16/2021
  • Panelist for ‘Women in Economics’, University of Utah. 11/2019 - 11/2019
  • Panelist for discussion on photo exhibition `Moksha' by Fazal Sheikh organized by University Museum of Fine Arts. 03/2014 - 03/2014
  • Conducted `Indian Economy' segment of the summer workshop `India through Different Eyes' organized by Tanner Humanities Center for Utah Public School Teachers. 05/2012 - 06/2012
  • Panelist for a talk by Sugata Bose (Gardiner Professor of History, Harvard University) for the Democracy in South Asia Forum, University of Utah. 09/2009 - 09/2009

Honors & Awards

  • 'Faculty Fellow Award' for the academic year 2012-2013. University of Utah, 01/2012
  • 'Quality of Research Discovery Award' for the paper 'An Empirical Exploration of the Population-Environment Nexus in India' (AJAE 2008, vol 90, no 4, 883-901). European Association of Agricultural Economists (EAAE), 09/2011

Affiliations

  • Asian Studies Program, University of Utah (ASTP), Faculty, 08/2008 - present
  • Global Change and Sustainability Center, University of Utah (GCSC), Faculty, 10/2011 - present