Tumpa Mukherjee is working as Assistant Professor in Sociology, Womens Christian College, Kolkata. An alumnus of Presidency College, University of Calcutta and Jadavpur University, she has completed her doctoral studies on Women in Police in India. Her areas of research interest are Gender Studies; Police and Prison Studies. She has presented a paper at the 7th Annual Conference of Asian Association of Police Studies(AAPS) in Bangkok, Thailand, in 2006. She participated at the International Visitors Leadership Program on Human Rights Advocacy and Awareness held at U.S.A.in 2010. The program was sponsored by the Department of State, U.S.A. She had been involved in teaching Sociology for more than a decade at the undergraduate level in Scottish Church College, under University of Calcutta. Kolkata. She had been a Visiting Fellow at the Department of Law, under University of Calcutta from 2011-13. She had been a Guest Faculty at the Swami Vivekananda State Police Academy under the Government of West Bengal from 2009-11. She is a Visiting Lecturer at the Central Detective Training School, Kolkata under the Bureau of Police Research and Development, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India. She has also been a Guest Faculty at the Regional Institute of Correctional Administration, Government of West Bengal established to train correctional officers in West Bengal and North-Eastern states of India. She was invited to deliver lectures on Gender and Community Policing to police officers of and above the rank of Superintendent of Police from the states and officers of equivalent rank from Central Armed Forces at the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel National Police Academy, Ministry of Home Affairs, Government of India, Hyderabad in 2012 and 2013 respectively. Her articles have been published in refereed journals, edited volumes (published from India and Germany), daily newspapers such as The Telegraph and The Hindustan Times as well as in social media. Her book Community Policing in India: A Sociological Perspective has been published by Progressive Publishers, Kolkata in 2006. Along with K.Jaishankar, Priti Bhardwaj, Megha Desai Asher she has also edited a book Indian Prisons: Towards Reformation, Rehabilitation and Resocialisation published by Atlantic Publishers, New Delhi, in 2014.