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Visiting Scholars

2019-2020 Humphrey Fellow Deputy Director, Bangladesh Academy for Rural Development (BARD)

Program focus: Improve knowledge and expertise on international rural development and work on market linkages of agricultural commodities such as rice in developing countries.

2019-2020 South Asian Studies Fellow

Assistant Professor of English, Santal Parganas College, Dumka, India: "Founding Mothers of the Indian Republic in an International Frame"

2019-2020 South Asian Studies Fellow Senior Lecturer

Department of English, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka: "Many Phases of Ravana: Transcreations and Rewritings of Ravana in a Post-Colonial Sri Lankan Context"

Visiting Scholar

Anna Golovkova completed her PhD in Asian Studies at Cornell in 2017 and was most recently an A. W. Mellon Fellow in Religion at Bowdoin College. She is a historian of religion working on tradition formation and intersections of religion and gender in Hindu Tantric traditions.

2020 Tamil Studies Visiting Scholar

Delon Madavan completed his PhD in Geography at Paris-Sorbonne University (France) in 2013.

2019-20 South Asian Studies Fellow

Independent photographer and architect, New Delhi, India: "Portrait of Nepal through its Doors"

Visiting Scholar

Biswajit Sarmah is a PhD candidate in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at the Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati, India, and a Fulbright India Doctoral Research fellow at Binghamton University, working with Prof. Arnab Dey.

2019-2020 Fulbright-Nehru Fellow

T G Suresh is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi. He works in the field of comparative political economy focusing on India and China.