Dr. Roksana Badruddoja

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Dr. Roksana Badruddoja

Business Name

Dreams of Munay

About me


Dr. Roksana Badruddoja (pronoun: hir) is a feminine/masculine WOC; an interfaith and cross-cultural womanist; a BIPOC liberation scholar; an intergenerational family trauma liberation therapist; an urban shamanic and akashic practitioner; a tenured Professor of sociology, women and gender studies, and critical race and ethnicity studies and the Chair of the Department of Sociology at Manhattan College, a PWI located in the Bronx, NY; and a queer mother to four fierce energy beings.

Hir primary research areas include Assemblage Theory; Intersectional and Decolonial Feminisms,; South Asian American Studies; Critical Race Theory; Violence Against BIWOC; Nationalism, Citizenship, and Im-migration; Mother Studies and Reproductive Trauma; Womanist and Decolonial Ethnographies and Autohistoria-teoría; and, BIPOC Traumas and Life Affirming Epistemology of Grief.

“Dr. RokBad” focuses on contemporary social inequalities and the voices of marginalized “Others” as hir sites of thinking to address social problems in the modern world; explores the meanings of spaces and places in the context of power, privilege and abuse and solidarity, resistance, and mobilization; and thinks deeply, every day, about how vulnerability is imagined, the practices of solidarity and what it means to be of service to the marginalized.

Dr. Badruddoja is the author of National (un)Belonging: Bengali American Women on Imagining and Contesting Culture and Identity (Brill/Haymarket, In press), the editor of “New Maternalisms”: Tales of Motherwork (Demeter, 2016) and a contributor of Good Girls Marry Doctors: South Asian Daughters in Obedience and Rebellion (Aunt Lute, 2016).


New York



Experience Level

Shamanic Teacher

Lineage of Study

Core Shamanism

My Service Offerings

Shamanic Healing, Coaching/Counseling, Divination, Workshops/Trainings, Books/Audio Teachings



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