Books by South Asian Studies Faculty

harleen book

everyday life in south asia

urban navigations



white saris



Ulka Anjaria
Program Co-Chair and Undergraduate Advising Head
Assistant Professor of English

South Asian literatures and film. Postcolonial literature and theory. Narrative theory. The global novel.


Harleen Singh
Program Co-Chair
Associate Professor of Literature and Women's and Gender Studies

Colonial and postcolonial literature and theory. South Asian novel. Indian film. Immigrant literature. Women's and gender studies.

Jonathan Anjaria

Jonathan Shapiro Anjaria
Assistant Professor of Anthropology

Urban studies. Mumbai. Public space. Urban development. Citizenship.


Sarita Bhalotra
Associate Professor in the Heller School for Social Policy & Management and Women's and Gender Studies Program

David Engerman

David Engerman
Professor of History

Economic Cold War in India.


Talinn Grigor
Associate Professor of Fine Arts

Modern and contemporary architecture. (Post)colonial and critical theory.
Islamic art and architecture


Sarah Lamb
Professor of Anthropology

Aging. Gender, families and modernity in India. South Asian diaspora in the US. Medical anthropology.

Brandeis Nidhiya Menon
Associate Professor of Economics

Govind Sreenivasan
Associate Professor of History

Comparative Eurasian legal history. Comparative economic history.

Ali Nobil Ahmad

Ali Nobil Ahmad

Madeleine Haas Russell Visiting Assistant Professor

SAS 155b Cinema and Soceity: History, Film, and Visual Culture in Pakistan

SAS 164b Pakistan: History, State and Society