Parama Chaudhury

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Prof. Parama Chaudhury
Professor (Teaching) in Economics
CTaLE Director


email: p.chaudhury@ucl.ac.uk
web: https://sites.google.com/site/paramachaudhury/
twitter: @ParamaChaudhury


Parama Chaudhury is Professor (Teaching) in the Department of Economics at UCL. She has taught at the University of Oxford, Yale University and Dartmouth College before coming to UCL. She received her Ph.D. from New York University and is interested in labour economics particularly employer-employee relationships and inequality.

Parama is Academic Director of our training programmes with the FCDO and the Cabinet Office. Her economics expertise is in the areas of International Trade, Gender and Ethnicity in the Economy and Economics of Education. In higher education she is passionate about ensuring equal opportunities for students, leading outreach work particularly in the context of widening participation initiatives and understanding how to eliminate the BAME awarding gap. Her education research spans a wide range of areas, from big picture adaptable curriculum assessment design to value of team-based learning and use of technology to facilitate active learning in large groups. She is a Principal Fellow of the HEA and Assessor for HEA Fellowships at UCL. She is a member of the RES Education and Training Committee and the CORE project teaching and learning committee and leads UCL’s data analysis work on the BAME Awarding Gap.  

Parama is a Principal Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.