Dipesh Chakrabarty holds a BSc (physics honors) degree from Presidency College, University of Calcutta, a postgraduate Diploma in management (considered equivalent to an MBA) from the Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta, and a PhD (history) from the Australian National University. He is currently the Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor in History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations, and the College. He is also a faculty fellow of the Chicago Center for Contemporary Theory (3CT) and has a courtesy appointment in the School of Law.
- The Climate of History in a Planetary Age. University of Chicago Press, 2021 (forthcoming).
- The Calling of History: Sir Jadunath Sarkar and His Empire of Truth. University of Chicago Press, 2015.
- Provincializing Europe: Postcolonial Thought and Historical Difference. Princeton University Press, 2008, 2000.