UCLA International Institute
Asia Pacific Center

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

South Asia Faculty

UCLA faculty with specializations on South Asia

Anurima Banerji
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Graeme Blair
Political Science

Robert L. Brown
Art History

Karida Brown
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Applied Linguistics, Ethnomusicology, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Information Studies, School of Public Health, Art History, English, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Archaeology, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Spanish and Port

Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy
Ethnomusicology

Bhagwan Chowdhry
Asian Languages & Cultures, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Geography, Applied Linguistics, Ethnomusicology, Information Studies, Art History, English, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, UCLA Engineering

Stephen K. Commins
Urban Planning

Randall Crane
African Languages

Vijay Dhir
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

David Gere
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Comparative Literature, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, School of Public Health, Sociology, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Chemistry and Biochemistry

Kian Goh
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Urban Planning, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, School of Public Health, Sociology, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, UCLA Engineering, Chemistry and Biochemistry,

Nile Green
Department of History

Akhil Gupta
Anthropology

Roy Hamilton
Fowler Museum at UCLA

Ursula Heise
Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Economics, UCLA Law, Anthropology, Geography, Urban Planning, Ethnomusicology, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, English, Sociology, Fowler Museum at UCLA, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Sust

Janine Henri
UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library

Stephanie Jamison
Asian Languages & Cultures

Olga E. Kagan
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Applied Linguistics, School of Medicine, Civil & Environmental Engineering, Art History, Linguistics, French and Francophone Studies, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Environmental Health Sciences

Abhiman Kaushal
Ethnomusicology

Deepak K. Lal
Economics

Vinay Lal
Department of History

Nancy Levine
Anthropology

Gyanam Mahajan
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Art History, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, French and Francophone Studies, Archaeology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Ecology

Aprajit Mahajan
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Musicology, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Art History, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, French and Francophone Studies, Archaeology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Slavic Languages and Literatures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainabilit

Purnima Mankekar
Department of Gender Studies, Asian American Studies Department

Saloni Mathur
Art History

Leo Morales
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Geography, Applied Linguistics, Musicology, Urban Planning, Social Welfare, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, School of Medicine, Art History, Sociology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Leo Morales
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Geography, Applied Linguistics, Musicology, Urban Planning, Social Welfare, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, School of Medicine, Art History, Sociology, Department of Gender Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Corrina Moucheraud
School of Public Health, Health Policy and Management

Aamir R. Mufti
Comparative Literature

Vinit Mukhija
Urban Planning

Peter Nabokov
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Daniel M. Neuman
Department of History, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA Law, Comparative Literature, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Art History, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Linguistics, French and Francophone Studies, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Claudia Neumann
Department of History, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA Law, Comparative Literature, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Art History, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Linguistics, French and Francophone Studies, Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Jerry Nickelsburg
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCLA Law, Comparative Literature, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Art History, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Linguistics, French and Francophone Studies, Asian American Studies Department , Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Mary (Polly) Nooter Roberts
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCLA Law, Comparative Literature, Ethnomusicology, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, Art History, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, Linguistics, French and Francophone Studies, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Asian American Studies Department , Atmospheric and Oceanic Sciences

Adeline Nyamathi
School of Nursing

Sherry B. Ortner
Asian Languages & Cultures, Anthropology

Janet O'Shea
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Anne Pebley
School of Public Health

Fernando PĂ©rez Montesinos
Department of History, School of Public Health, Germanic Languages, Spanish and Portuguese

Jemima Pierre
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Anthropology, Urban Planning, Ethnomusicology, School of Public Health, Germanic Languages, Spanish and Portuguese, Afro-American Studies Interdepartmental Program

Viji Prakash
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Robert Schilling
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCLA Law, Social Welfare, Ethnomusicology, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, Information Studies, School of Medicine, School of Public Health, School of Nursing, Art History, English, Sociology, UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs, Cesar E. Chavez Center for Interdisciplinary Instruction in Chicana and Chicano Studies, Near Eastern

Gregory Schopen
Asian Languages & Cultures

Manisha Shah
UCLA Luskin School of Public Affairs

Aparna Sharma
World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television

Monica L. Smith
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Art History, Archaeology, Gender Studies, Department of Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Asian American Studies Department , Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

Sung-Ock Sohn
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Art History, Archaeology, Gender Studies, Department of Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Sustainability, Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Asian American Studies Department , Microbiology, Immunology and Molecular Genetics

Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Department of History

Avanidhar Subrahmanyam
Department of History, Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, Economics, UCLA Anderson School of Management, UCLA Law, Anthropology, Geography, Comparative Literature, Musicology, Urban Planning, Graduate School of Education and Information Studies, UCLA School of Theater, Film and Television, Art History, Linguistics, Archaeology, UCLA College of Letters and Science, Gender Studies, Department of Gender Studies, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, Institute of the Environment and Susta