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The Graduate Group in South Asia Regional Studies

The Graduate Group in South Asia Regional Studies, which is appointed by the Provost and issues graduate degrees, consists of all standing faculty of the South Asia Studies Department as above plus additional term members, here listed by the discipline of their home department.  


Anthropology and Archaeology                                                                                                         

Asif Agha

Nikhil Anand

Brian Spooner


Art History

Renata Holod

Michael W. Meister*



Jere Behrman


Graduate School of Education

Kathleen D. Hall



Suvir Kaul

Ania Loomba


History and Sociology of Science

Projit Mukharji


Landscape Architecture, School of Design

Anuradha Mathur


Media Studies

Rahul Mukherjee



James Sykes


Religious Studies

Jamal Elias*

Justin McDaniel


Political Science

Devesh Kapur

Rudra Sil


School of Social Policy & Practice

Toorjo Ghose

Femida Handy


*has dual-appointment in the Department of South Asia Studies