Faculty Profile for Dr. Debarun Majumdar

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Dr. Debarun Majumdar
Professor — Sociology
UAC 473
phone: (512) 245-2479

Biography Section

Biography and Education

Dr. Debarun Majumdar has an undergraduate degree in Architecture and Regional Planning from the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur; a master's degree in Geography and Planning from University of Toledo; and a doctoral degree in sociology from Bowling Green State University.

Teaching Interests

Statistics, demography.

Research Interests

Immigration, health and well-being of marginalized groups such as the LGBTQ+ community.

Selected Scholarly/Creative Work

  • Majumdar, D., & Martinez, G. P. (2019). An Examination  of the Association between Microaggression and Well-being among Latina/os of Mexican-descent in the United States. Michigan Sociological Review, 33.
  • Majumdar, D., & Martinez, G. P. (n.d.). An Examination  of the Association between Microaggression and Well-being among Latina/os of Mexican-descent in the United States. Michigan Sociological Review.
  • Lowe, R., Majumdar, D., Anderson, A. L., Summers, E. J., & Ryser, G. R. (2018). Constructing a Reliable and Valid Instrument to Measure Post-Secondary Students Cultural Competence. Global Journal of Human-Social Science, 18(3), 27–38.
  • Majumdar, D., & Rollman-Tinajero, C. (2017). A Comparative Examination of Unhealthy  Behaviors and Negative-LGBT Experiences Among Individuals in Legal Same-Sex Marriages and in Committed Same-Sex Relationships. Journal of Social Sciences, 13(3), 173–183. https://doi.org/10.3844/jssp.2017.173.183
  • Majumdar, D., & Martinez-Ramos, G. P. (2013). Impact of Immigration-related Challenges and Deportation Worries on the Well-being of Latinos in the US. Camino Real, 4(7), 95–114.

Selected Awards

  • Award / Honor Nominee: Presidential Award for Excellence in Service at the Associate Professor/Professor level, CoLA. 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor awarded by Favorite Professor Award by The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. January 2019 - December 2019
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Favorite Professor, The Alfred H. Nolle Chapter of the Alpha Chi National College Honor Society. September 1, 2015 - December 1, 2015
  • Award / Honor Recipient: Workshop Selection at the national level to attend workshop, Analyzing Poverty and Welfare Trends Using Census 2000. National Poverty Center. Gerald R. Ford School of Public Policy, University of Michigan. June 1, 2003
  • Award / Honor Recipient: H. Theodore Groat Award for 'Best Student Paper', International Applied Demographic Conference. Bowling Green. September 1, 2000

Selected Grants

  • Majumdar, Debarun (Co-Principal). Diversity White Paper Project., Texas Healthcare Trustees, Austin, TX, Private / Foundation / Corporate, $1200. (Submitted: August 1, 2012). Grant.
  • Majumdar, Debarun (Principal), Anderson, Audwin (Principal). Disparity in the Distribution of Economic Growth During the High-tech Boom of the 1990s. Research Enhancement Grant, Texas State University, Institutional (Higher Ed), $10890. (Submitted: June 1, 2004). Grant.

Selected Service Activities

Member
Faculty Review Committee
February 1, 2021-February 28, 2021
Reviewer / Referee
Journal of Applied Social Sciences
November 2020-December 2020
Member
Graduate Faculty Committee
January 2020-December 2020
Member
Personnel Committee
January 2020-December 2020
Member
Honor Code Council
January 2020-December 2020