Nilanjan is an Assistant Professor of Sociology. Her research interests include Sociology of Work and Social Stratification in the 4th industrial revolution. Within these major fields of Sociology, she has written about topics such as Technological Adaption, Social Credit Systems, Credential Capital, Crypto Currency, Millennial Workforce, Collaborative Teams, Disruptive Innovation, Skilled Migration and Algorithms . She is a Visiting Scholar at Cambridge (2021), and previously at MIT (2016-2017) and Oxford (2018). She teaches Digital Sociology, Gender Sexuality and Society, Shaping Futures and Sociology of Social Networks and Social Capital. She won the Teaching Excellence Award in 2014. She is a AHE Fellow (2020( and has a higher education teaching certificate from the Harvard Derek Bok Center (2020).
She has numerous publications and media interviews.