Alumni Updates 2015

Several alumni have had publications released in the past year: 

Chase LaDousa’s (Anthropology, PhD ’00) Hindi is Our Ground, English is Our Sky: Education, Language, and Social Class in Contemporary India (Berghahn Books); 

Haripriya Narasimhan’s  (Anthropology, PhD ’06) Tamil Brahmans: The Making of a Middle-Class Caste, with Chris Fuller (University of Chicago Press); 

Vivek Srinivasan’s (Social Science, PhD ‘10) Delivering Public Services Effectively: Tamil Nadu & Beyond (Oxford University Press). 

In other news, William Jackson (History, PhD ’13) is serving as President of the Institute of South Asian Religious History and is currently planning their annual conference that will take place in April. 

Faris Khan (Anthropology, PhD. ’14) had a one year visiting appointment at Sarah Lawrence College in Yonkers, NY. 

Karen McNamara (Anthropology, PhD. ’14) is finishing up a one year appointment at Sweet Briar College in Sweet Briar, VA and has received a two year postdoctoral fellowship at the National University of Singapore (NUS). It is a Joint Appointment with the Science, Technology & Society Cluster at the Asia Research Institute (ARI) and Tembusu College.