Graduate Students Updates - 2013

Jocelyn Killmer, a PhD candidate in the Department of Anthropology and Elizabeth Mount, PhD candidate in the Department of Sociology received scholarships from the American Institute of Indian Studies to pursue language study in India during the 2012-13 Academic Year. Jocelyn is studying Hindi; she discusses her experiences on page 5. Liz is studying Kannada in Mysore, Karnataka.

G. Oliver Elliot has been named a Robertson Fellow. He is interested in global and national security, particularly in South Asia.

Faris Khan, PhD Candidate in Anthropology, has received a Pre-dissertation Grant from the Institute of Pakistan Studies to continue his work with the khawaja sira.

Mitul Baruah, PhD candidate in Geography, and Lalit Narayan, PhD candidate in Anthropology, received funding from the Taraknath Das Foundation to conduct their dissertation fieldwork.