Raj Sekhar Aich
Raj Sekhar Aich, holding PhDs in marine anthropology and applied psychology, has recently achieved a professorship at Sister Nivedita University. His research centers on the comprehensive examination of cultural and natural landscapes, particularly how they are influenced by the physical and symbolic relationships between humans and marine environments and life forms. Notably, he conducted pioneering ethnographical research on white shark cage diving in New Zealand, which marked the first of its kind. Additionally, he carried out the first academic investigation into shark attacks in the Sundarbans region of India. Through his work, Raj Sekhar Aich aims to make substantial contributions to transdisciplinary research, marine social sciences, and anthrozoology.