Jayajit Chakraborty

University of Texas at El Paso

Jayajit Chakraborty is a Professor in the Department of Sociology & Anthropology at the University of Texas at El Paso, and the Founding Director of the Socio-Environmental & Geospatial Analysis (SEGA) Lab which conducts multidisciplinary and community-engaged research on topics at the intersection of social and environmental sciences. Dr. Chakraborty’s research activities encompass a wide range of environmental health and environmental justice issues, and he is particularly interested in applying GIScience and spatial statistical techniques for analyzing environmental and social injustices. He was recently selected to serve as a charter member of the Science Advisory Board and the new Environmental Justice Science Committee of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).


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Blog Posts

Developing a Disability Vulnerability Dashboard

Authors: Jayajit Chakraborty and Katalina Salas, Socio-Environmental and Geospatial Analysis (SEGA) Lab, University of Texas at El Paso Available ...

COVID-19 and People with Disabilities

The first phase of my project focuses on the relationship between COVID-19 prevalence and people with disabilities (PwDs) at the county level in the ...