Madhusree Mukerjee

Madhusree Mukerjee (born 1961)[1] is an Indian-American writer and journalist. She is the author of The Land of Naked People: Encounters with Stone Age Islanders (2003) and Churchill’s Secret War: The British Empire and the Ravaging of India during World War II (2010). She is also a contributor to the People’s Archive of Rural India and an editor with Scientific American.[2]

American writer
Madhusree Mukerjee
Born 1961 (age 5960)[1]

Education
Occupation Writer
Notable work
Churchill’s Secret War (2010)
Website madhusree.com

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Mukerjee was born in West Bengal, India. She graduated from Jadavpur University with a degree in physics. After obtaining a PhD in physics from the University of Chicago—supervised by Yoichiro Nambu[3]—she began post-doctoral studies at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech).[4]

After Caltech, Mukerjee took up science journalism and worked for Physics Today for one year and Scientific American for seven years.[5][6][3] She received a Guggenheim fellowship to complete her first book, The Land of Naked People (2003).[6][7][8] In her second book, Churchill’s Secret War (2010), Mukerjee documents the role played by the policies, as well as the racial and political worldview, of the war-time Prime MinisterWinston Churchill and his trusted friend and advisor Frederick Lindemann, in the death and devastation caused by the Bengal famine of 1943 and the partition of India.[9]

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