Affiliated Faculty  |  Emeritus Faculty

abedinNANDINI ABEDIN
M.Sc, Dhaka University, Bangladesh, (1987); Lecturer, Asian Languages and Literature; Bangla language and literature.
ahmadJAMEEL AHMAD
PhD Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (2011), MA Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India (1996); Senior Lecturer, Asian Languages and Literatures; Urdu language and literature.
AmruteSAREETA AMRUTE
PhD University of Chicago (2007); Assistant Professor, Anthropology; diasporas; social networks; international professional migration.
bailkinJORDANNA BAILKIN
PhD Stanford University (1998); Professor, History; colonial history.
chalanaMANISH CHALANA
PhD Colorado (2005); Associate Professor, Urban Design and Planning; international planning and development, historic preservation planning, India.

charusheelaS. CHARUSHEELA
Ph.D. Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst (1997); Associate Professor, UW Bothell;  gender, development, identity, and postcoloniality/globalization in South Asia.
cox2COLLETT COX
PhD Columbia (1983); Professor, Asian Languages and Literature; comparative religion, Indian and Chinese Buddhism.
dhavan2PURNIMA DHAVAN
PhD University of Virginia (2003); Associate Professor, History; early modern South Asian history and literary culture.
dubrowJENNIFER DUBROW
PhD Chicago (2011); Assistant Professor, Asian Languages and Literature; Urdu language and literature.
rgovind2RADHIKA GOVINDRAJAN
PhD Yale University (2013); Assistant Professor, Anthropology; environmental anthropology, human-animal relations, Himalayas, anthropology of religion.

HeathRACHEL HEATH
PhD Yale (2011); Assistant Professor, Economics; Development and labor economics, Bangladesh.
HolmanDARRYL HOLMAN
PhD Penn State University (1996); Associate Professor, Anthropology; human reproductive ecology, anthropological demography, Bangladesh.

Kale website picSUNILA S. KALE
PhD University of Texas (2007); Associate Professor, International Studies; Director, South Asia Center; Indian politics and political economy; political economy of development; comparative politics.
CRICKET KEATING
PhD University of Washington (2002); Associate Professor, Gender, Women and Sexuality Studies; political theory, decolonial politics, popular education and critical pedagogy, queer politics, transnational feminist theory.
khullar smallSONAL KHULLAR
PhD UC-Berkeley (2009); Associate Professor, Art History; colonialism, nationalism, and modernism in South Asia; feminist art practice and theory art and anthropology.

KurianALKA KURIAN
Ph.D. Film and Cultural Studies, University of Sunderland (2009); Senior Lecturer, UW Bothell; Postcolonial film and literature, human rights, gender studies.
Randy_KyesRANDALL KYES
PhD University of Georgia (1989); Research Professor, Psychology and Global Health; conservation biology, population assessment, human-wildlife interface, disaster mental health in a number of habitat countries including Bangladesh, India, and Nepal.
LENZTIMOTHY LENZ
PhD Washington (1999); Lecturer, Asian Languages and Literature; Sanskrit language and literature; Early Buddhist Manuscripts Project.
CLARK LOMBARDILombardi Small
PhD Columbia (2001), JD Columbia (1998); Associate Professor, Law; Islamic law, constitutional law, comparative legal institutions, development law, law and religion, Afghanistan.
MahadevanSUDHIR MAHADEVAN
PhD New York University (2008); Associate Professor, Comparative Literature, Cinema and Media; Indian cinema, world cinemas, media history and theory, film theory and history.
mosca2MATTHEW MOSCA
PhD Harvard University (2008); Assistant Professor, History and International Studies; Chinese and Inner Asian history, specifically the history of the Qing empire; historiography on Chinggis Khan and the Mongol Empire.
NovetzkeCHRISTIAN NOVETZKE
PhD Columbia University (2002); College of Arts and Sciences Professor; Graduate Program Coordinator, South Asia Studies; Indian culture, religion, and history; religious studies theory and historiographic theory.
OsanlooARZOO OSANLOO
PhD Stanford (2002); Associate Professor, Law, Justice & Society Program; Gender and Islam, human rights and the Islamic state, Pakistan.
PREM PahlajraiPAHLAJRAI
MSEE, Georgia Tech (1990); MA, Washington (2005); Lecturer, Asian Languages and Literature; Hindi language and literature, Indian philosophy.
ParkerSAMUEL PARKER
PhD Chicago (1989); Associate Professor,Interdisciplinary Arts & Sciences, UW-Tacoma; aesthetic anthropology, India.
PauwelsHEIDI PAUWELS
PhD Washington (1994); Professor, Asian Languages and Literature; Hindi literature, Hinduism.
PrakashASEEM PRAKASH
PhD Indiana (1997); Professor, Political Science and Walker Family Professor for the College of Arts and Sciences; environmental policy, CSR, globalization, international political economy, India.
VIKRAMADITYA PRAKASHprakash vikram
PhD Cornell (1994); Professor, Architecture; history of architecture, urban design, women and development, India.
ramamurthyPRITI RAMAMURTHY
PhD Syracuse (1995); Professor and Chair, Gender, Women & Sexuality Studies; gender & globalization; labor; agricultural biotechnologies; social movements; development; India.

RaoDEEPA RAO
PhD Illinois Institute of Technology (2004), MA University of Chicago (1996), BA University of Chicago (1995), Chronic Disease (Incl Cardiovascular, Diabetes), HIV/AIDS, Mental Health, Social Justice and Human Rights.
rathodPRADIPSINH RATHOD
PhD Oregon Health Sciences University (1982); Professor, Chemistry; Adjunct Professor, Global Health; Director, NIH International Center of Excellence for Malaria Research for South Asia; malaria research in South Asia.
robinsonCABEIRI DeBERGH ROBINSON
PhD Cornell (2005); Associate Professor, International Studies, Adjunct, Anthropology; political violence, socio-cultural anthropology, historical anthropology, refugees, human rights, political Islam, Pakistan, India, Kashmir.
SalomonRICHARD G. SALOMON
PhD Pennsylvania (1975); Professor, Asian Languages and Literature; Sanskrit language and literature, history of early India, Gandharan studies.
shapiroMICHAEL C. SHAPIRO
PhD Chicago (1974); Professor, Asian Languages and Literature; Divisional Dean for Humanities, College of Arts and Sciences; Adjunct Professor of Linguistics; Hindi, Indo-Aryan languages and linguistics.

TARANATHANUPAMA TARANATH
PhD UC San Diego (2000); Senior Lecturer, English; Colonial and postcolonial literatures and theory, contemporary world and multi-ethnic literatures, transnational feminist and cultural studies, India.
WilliamsNATHALIE WILLIAMS
PhD University of Michigan (2009); Associate Professor, International Studies and Sociology; migration, social demography, armed conflict, climate change, Nepal.
YangANAND A. YANG
PhD Virginia (1976); Professor of International Studies and History; Chair, Department of History; popular culture in colonial India, colonial systems of discipline and punishment, South Asian diasporas and migrations, India and China relations and comparisons.