South Asia Center Faculty

Associate Members

 

C. LEIGH ANDERSON

PhD Washington (1989); Associate Professor, Evans School of Public Affairs; Trade and environmental policy, development, regulatory policy, Pakistan.
 

 

 

MARY CALLAHAN

PhD Cornell (1996); Associate Professor, Political Science, International Studies; Comparative politics, modern Southeast Asian politics, politics and military rule in Burma, Indonesia, Pakistan.

 

 

JOSEPH COOK

PhD North Carolina (2007); Assistant Professor, Evans School of Public Affairs; Environmental Economics, Health Economics, Water and Sanitation Policy in Developing Countries, Benefit-Cost Analysis.

 

 

ANN DOWNER

PhD Seattle University (1996); Senior Lecturer, Global Health, Adjunct Senior Lecturer, Health Services, Executive Director, International Training and Education Center for Health; HIV/AIDS/STD, education, training, health communication.

 

 

JEAN G. EISELE

PhD Seattle Pacific (1998); Senior Lecturer , Department of Education, UW-Bothell; Teaching curriculum design, child development, schooling in South India.

 

 

RACHEL HEATH

 

PhD Yale (2011); Assistant Professor, Economics; Development and labor economics, Bangladesh.

 

 

 

GREGORY HICKS

JD University of Texas – Austin (1978); Professor, Law; Property, water law, and public land and natural resources law, India.

 

 

 

FAHAD KHALIL

PhD Virginia Tech (1991); Professor, Economics, Corkery Distinguished Scholar; Theory of contracts, industrial organization, game theory.

 

 

 

SURESH KOTHA

PhD, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (1988); Douglas E. Olesen/Battelle Excellence Chair in Entrepreneurship, Professor of Management and Organization, Foster School of Business; Corporate entrepreneurship, ecommerce strategy, global ebusiness.

 

 

SANDEEP KRISHNAMURTHY

PhD Arizona (1996); Associate Professor, Business UW-Bothell; Marketing and E-commerce, India.

 

 

 

KANNAN M. KRISHNAN

PhD UC Berkeley (1984); Professor of Materials Science and Physics, Adjunct Professor, Physics.

 

 

 

DIVYA McMILLIN

PhD Indiana (1998); Professor, Interdisciplinary Arts and Sciences, UW-Tacoma; Global media studies, postcolonial theory, Asian cinema, Indian television.

 

 

MATTISON MINES

PhD Cornell University (1969); Affiliate Professor, Jackson School of International Studies; Social structure; social history of individuality in South India.

 

 

PETER MORAN

PhD Washington (1999); Director, Office of International Programs and Exchanges.

 

 

 

DEEPA 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.

 

 

RAJESH RAO

PhD Rochester (1998); Associate Professor of Computer Science & Engineering; Computational neuroscience, humanoid robots.

 

 

 

SANJIV RASTOGI

M.S. Arizona (1985), M.B.A. SIU (1983); Director, Windows and Emerging Markets Marketing, OEM Division, Microsoft Corporation, Lecturer, Business.

 

 

CHANDAN REDDY

PhD Columbia (2001); Assistant Professor, English; Multi-ethnic literature, 20th-century American literature, American studies, cross-cultural queer studies, critical race theory, globalization, queer theory, feminism, transnational cultural studies, India.

 

 

ELAINA ROSE

PhD Pennsylvania (1993); Associate Professor, Economics; Development, labor, women, applied micro-economics, India.

 

 

 

SUMIT ROY

PhD UC Santa Barbara (1988); Professor, Communications and Networking; Theory, analysis and evaluation of next generation wireless and mobile communication systems/networks.

 

 

LAURIE J. SEARS

PhD, Wisconsin, Madison (1986); Professor, History; Indonesia, Southeast Asia, comparative colonialisms, psychoanalysis and colonialism, historiography.

 

 

KEITH SNODGRASS

MA Washington (1993); Associate Director and Outreach Coordinator, South Asia Center; K-12 curriculum development for international and South Asian studies, modern South Asian history and politics, Pakistan.

 

 

 

ANUPAMA TARANATH

PhD UC San Diego (2000); Lecturer, English; Colonial and postcolonial literatures and theory, contemporary world and multi-ethnic literatures, transnational feminist and cultural studies, India.

 

 

KYOKO TOKUNO

PhD UC Berkeley (1994); Senior Lecturer, East Asian Religions, Jackson School of International Studies; Buddhism, religion in Asia.

 

 

 

MANKA VARGHESE

PhD U Penn (2000); Assistant Professor, Language, Literacy and Culture; Social justice, immigrant children transition to college, ELL teachers.

 

 

 

 

 

South Asia Center
University of Washington
303 Thomson Hall
Box 353650
Seattle, WA 98195
(206) 543-4800 phone
(206) 685-0668 fax
sascuw@u.washington.edu

Anand Yang, Director

Keith Snodgrass, Associate Director

Molly Wilskie-Kala, Program Coordinator

Nick Gottschall, Graduate Student Assistant

Robyn Davis, FLAS Coordinator
206-616-8679
rldavis@uw.edu

Sunila Kale, Graduate Program Coordinator