Buju Dasgupta wearing a brown shirt with a red scarf

Video: Professor of Psychology & Inaugural Director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences | Nilanjana Dasgupta

March 2, 2023


When Nilanjana "Buju" Dasgupta came to the United States as an international student, she felt for the first time what it was like to be a person in the minority—an experience that has stuck with her throughout her professional career. Today, she is professor of psychology and director of the Institute of Diversity Sciences (IDS) at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. Learn how she puts her research to work solving real-world social challenges and how through IDS she has convened others across diverse disciplines to deploy STEM research to advance social justice.

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