Nick Gottschall

Managing Director
Nick Gottschall



Nick Gottschall joined the South Asia Center as Managing Director in December 2019. His previous experience includes consulting for the American Institute of Indian Studies (AIIS) and Council of American Overseas Research Centers (CAORC). A 2015 alum of the JSIS South Asia MA and Evans School International Development certificate program, he has worked and traveled in India as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant and communications consultant for AIIS.

Originally from Walla Walla, Washington, Nick’s hobbies include dodging “Walla Walla wallah” jokes, playing drums, and re-watching Twin Peaks.


  • University of Washington, M.A. South Asia Studies, 2015
  • Whitman College, B.A. Religion, 2009