Saumya Dey has done a PhD at the Center for Historical Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. His primary research interests are intellectual and cultural history. He has till date authored three books – Becoming Hindus and Muslims. Reading the Cultural Encounter in Bengal. 1342-1905 (Munshiram Manoharlal, 2015), The Cultural Landscape of Hindutva and other Essays.
Historical Legitimacy of an Idea (Shubhi Publications, 2019), and Narrativizing Bhāratvarṣa & Other Essays (Shubhi Publications, 2021).