Sutapa Chattopadhyay is a geographer. She is currently working at St. Francis Xavier University at the departments of Women’s and Gender Studies and Development Studies. Her areas of interest are migrations, sexuality-precarity-illegality, development politics, movements, political ecology and indigeniety. She pursues her research on migrant incarceration, borders, and autonomy in Rome and on indigenous food sovereignty issues in Andhra Pradesh. She is an editor of Interface (a journal for and on social movements) and in the advisory board of ACME (a critical geography journal). Both the journals are open access. She has published in ACME; Gender, Place and Culture; Population, Place and Space, Environment and Planning D, and Capitalism, Nature, Socialism on indigenous anti-colonial struggles, development-induced dislocation of indigenous people, colonial and post colonial appropriation of bodies and nature, anarcha eco-feminist pedagogy, feminist research methodologies, and border politics. She has co-edited a book on Migration, Squatting and Radical Autonomy with Routledge. Now she is working on a book manuscript on the politics of development impelled mobility and its impacts on wider indigenous women’s struggles with Palgrave; and on a journal special issue related to migrant identity with Geopolitics.