Dr. Baijayanti Chatterjee completed her PhD at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi in 2018. Her research, broadly, is on the environmental history of eighteenth-century Bengal, and attempts to explore how political and economic developments shaped its ecology. Baijayanti received a Master’s degree in Medieval History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, and obtained her Bachelor’s degree from Presidency College Kolkata. She was also a Charles Wallace Fellow to London in 2016. Baijayanti is currently employed as an Assistant Professor in the Department of History, Seth Anandram Jaipuria College, Kolkata. Her publications include “A Communication Network in Transition: The Case of the Dawk-Chaukis in Eighteenth Century Bengal,” published in the Calcutta Historical Journal, and “Rivers of Bengal: The Role of the Fluvial Network in the Development of the Regional Economy” in the Internal Journal of Humanities and Social Sciences.