Sonali Chakravarti Banerjee is an Indian academic and the current vice-chancellor of the University of Calcutta, India.
Banerjee completed her Bachelor's studies from Presidency College, Kolkata (as a graduating student of the University of Calcutta), and subsequently, earned her postgraduate and doctoral degrees from the University of Calcutta. Banerjee is a professor of political science. In August 2017 she was appointed as the vice-chancellor of the University of Calcutta, after the then vice-chancellor Suranjan Das was transferred to Jadavpur University. She is the daughter of Bengali poet Nirendranath Chakravarty, and she is married to Alapan Bandyopadhyay, who is now serving as a chief secretary of West Bengal. She and her husband were sent into quarantine when she was contact-traced to the first reported case of COVID-19 in West Bengal. Category:Vice Chancellors of the University of Calcutta Category:Living people Category:University of Calcutta alumni Category:University of Calcutta faculty Category:Presidency University, Kolkata alumni Category:West Bengal academics Category:Year of birth missing (living people)