Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences
money and finance, economic sociology, digital sociology, social geography
PhD, Sociology, 2008-2014. University of Maryland, College Park (USA) PhD thesis title: Place and Caste Identification: Distanciation and Spatial Imaginaries on a caste-based social network. PhD thesis supervisor: George Ritzer
M.A., Sociology, 2007. University of Hyderabad.
B.A., Economics 2002. Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi.
Ray, Rajorshi, and Jillet Sarah Sam (2023). Off-platform Social Networks and Gig Work During the COVID-19 Pandemic in India.Journal of South Asian Development, 0(0).https://doi.org/10.1177/09731741231191876
Sam, Jillet, Rajorshi Ray and Anwesha Chakraborty. 2022. “Digital payments on the agenda: How Indian actor groups framed cash and digital payments during the COVID-19 pandemic” Asian Studies Review. (Forthcoming)
Gomes, Brian and Jillet Sam. 2022. “Care systems for community-dwelling elderly Anglo-Indians: Evidence from two waves of the COVID-19 pandemic in Calcutta.” International Journal of Anglo-Indian Studies. 21(2): 4-26 Link
Sam, Jillet, Janaki Srinivasan and Anwesha Chakraborty. 2021. “Cashlessness in India: Vision, Policy and Practices.” Telecommunications Policy. 45(8):1-6 Link
Sam, Jillet and Anwesha Chakraborty. 2019. “Sense-making of digital money among female peripheral agents: a short ethnographic study of informal workers in North India.” Sociologia del Lavoro. 154 : 60-78 Link
Sam, Jillet. 2017. “Caste Diasporas beyond National Boundaries: Digital Caste Networks.” Perspectives on Global Development and Technology. 16 (1-3): 145-159 Link
Sam, Jillet. 2012. “Globalization and Layered Spaces: The Case of Hitec City in India.” Perspectives on Global Development and Technology. 11(4): 480-512 Link