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DAVID CITRIN, PhD Candidate, Anthropology (M.P.H. Global Health, University of Washington, 2011; B.A. Sociocultural Anthropology Cornell 2002). Critical medical anthropologies, global health care chains, the social and political lives of medicines, "health camps" and forms of short-term medical (volun)tourism, humanitarian assemblages and interventions, NGOs, food aid and hunger; Nepal.
ANDRE ELIAS, PhD Ethnomusicology and MA South Asian Studies University of Washington (BA Cognitive Sciences from Pomona College, MA Music/Critical Studies from UCSD). Research interests include music and culture of South Asia, Spain and Latin America focusing on topics of globalization, nationalism, performance practices, and spirituality. Performs on sitar, tabla, guitar and other strings and skins.
ANAGHA HASTINGS, PhD student in Comparative Literature (M.A in Cinema Studies, University of Miami, 2010; M.A in Communication Studies, University of Pune, 2007). Research interests: Cinema studies with a focus on Indian cinema; stardom studies; theories of national cinema. Current project: the construction of gender and femininity through female stars in post-independence Indian cinema.
SUSMITA RISHI, Ph.D Candidate, Interdisciplinary Ph.D program in Urban Design and Planning, College of Built Environments, (M.Arch- Urban & Community Design-- Penn State; B.Arch-- CCA, PU) Hall-Ammerer WRF Fellow 2011-12- The Graduate School , University of Washington. Research interests: Cities, Citizenship and Democracy, South Asian Urbanism, Spatial expressions of non-dominant citizenships, Social Justice and the City, Growth in Modernist Cities in postmodern era.
LILY SHAPIRO, (BA Amherst 2008) Medical anthropology, occupational health, labor, trauma, globalization of medical expertise and technologies; India.
KATHRYN ZYSKOWSKI, PhD candidate Sociocultural Anthropology University of Washington; MS.Ed. UPenn. Research interests: Globalization, trans-national communication, identities and representation, nationalism, religion and language ideology; South Asia (India)
SRINIVAS CHOKKAKULA, PhD Candidate, Geography. Development studies, transboundary resource conflicts, natural resource management, disaster management, local planning and governance in India. firstname.lastname@example.org
ANNA COHEN, PhD Student, Anthropology (M.A. U Chicago, B.A. McGill). Politics and history of archaeology; political economy, social stratification, consumption; urbanism; Early Historic and Medieval South Asia, West Mexico.
JEFFREY MASSE, PhD Student, Geography (B.A. Puget Sound). Environmental history, commodity chain analysis, bottled water; Nepal, Southeast Asia, South Asia.
NIMAH MAZAHERI, PhD Candidate, Political Science. State-business relations and natural resource sectors in India.
SUBHASH RAM PRAJAPATI, PhD Student, Ethnomusicology. South Asian Ethnic Music, especially Newar Music from Kathmandu(Nepal); history, language and culture of South Asia.
AMY PIEDALUE, PhD Student (M.A. Geography, Washington, 2010; B.A. Women Studies & International Studies: South Asia, Washington, 2004). Critical development studies, feminist geographies, intersectionality, gender violence, feminist methodologies and praxis, cultural and political geographies. Fellow in Simpson Center's Certificate in Public Scholarship program; collaborator on community-based research project with API-Chaya's Peaceful Families Taskforce. Currently prepping for PhD exams, and preparing to leave for 11 months of field research in north India (in the Kumaon region of Uttarakhand) beginning in December 2012. email@example.com
SARAH AHMED,M.A. Student, South Asian Studies (BA Hons. Political Science, Hiram College). Research Interests include West Bengal during the Green Revolution, Women and the Jamaat-e-Islami Hind, Contemporary Politics in Pakistan
ETHAN CASEY, M.A. Student, South Asian Studies
NABEEHA CHAUDHARY, M.A. Student, South Asian Studies (B.A. English Literature, Miami University, 2009). Research Interests: Media, Education, and Gender Disparities in Pakistan; role of Social Organization and Religion.
KEVIN JOHNSON, M.A. Student, South Asian Studies and Public Affairs (BA International Studies, Whitworth University, 2010).Research interests: microfinance institutions and development discourses in Andhra Pradesh
LETITIA HARMON, M.A.I.S. Student South Asian Political Economy and Human Rights (B.A. European Studies, French and Spanish Seattle Pacific University). Internships for Punarbal Plus and Himalayan Society for Youth and Women's Empowerment in Kathmandu, Nepal, and for Sanchetna Ltd. in Lucknow, UP, India. Current research projects include political activism of Dalit women and the Bahujan Samaj Party in Uttar Pradesh.
SETH POWELL, MA Student, Comparative Religion (BA, Religious Studies, Humboldt State University 2010). Research interests include the History, Theory, and Praxis of Classical and Pre-Modern Yoga Traditions in South Asia, and their timely intersections with Modern Transnational Yoga.
MOMINA SAQIB, M.A. Student, South Asian Studies (BA Hons. LUMS, Pakistan). Research Interests: South Asian history, literary
traditions of South Asia, Urdu literature.
Mary Selig, MA Student, South Asian Studies. (B.S. Michigan State University).
RACHEL ZIBRAT, M.A. student, South Asia Studies (B.A., Anthropology and Linguistics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011). Transnational identity; gender; migration and diaspora; spatial politics; popular culture in India; Northern India. firstname.lastname@example.org
HEIDI BERGE, M.A. Student, South Asian Studies
JAMES WIKER, M.A. Student, South Asian Studies
AMY BHATT, PhD, Women Studies (B.A. Emory University, 2002). Transnational feminist theory; representations of gender, class, identity; neo-liberalism, social reproduction and temporary migration among diasporic South Asian communities.
LEAH KOSKIMAKI, PhD, Anthropology (B.A. Texas). Anthropology of development, agrarian history, nationalism, public sphere, youth culture, Hindi language politics in North India (Uttaranchal).
KACY McKINNEY, PhD, Geography (M.A. UT Austin 2006). Agrarian change, critical development studies, political ecology, the politics of crop biotechnology in India and Brazil.
MADHAVI MURTY, PhD, Communications (M.A. Minnesota). Media studies, construction of difference (social and political); nationalism, popular media discourse; race in America/religion in India.
TANVI PATEL, PhD, Department of English (B.A. University of California, Los Angeles, M.F.A. San Diego State University, M.A. University of Washington). Nineteenth-century British Colonial Victorian and 20th century South Asian Postcolonial literature, including home and domesticity, genre studies, gender, migration and diaspora.
VIKRAM PATTERSON, M.A. student, South Asia Studies, 2012 (B.A. in International Relations, Hawaii Pacific University, 2008. Research Interests: Indian Foreign Policy, Political economy of India and Asia, Regional economic development, Hindi.
JUNED SHAIKH, PhD, History.
ELIZABETH BRADY, M.A. Student, South Asian Studies and Public Affairs (BSFS, Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, 2003)
ASHLEY DUTTA, M.A., South Asian Studies.
CARA NICHOLL, M.A., South Asian Studies
ALLISON STANKO, M.A., South Asian Studies (B.A. in Linguistics, University of Illinois). The political-economy of India, privatization, the politics of port and Infrastructure development, social costs of development.
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