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
Asian Languages & Cultures, Political Science, World Arts & Cultures/Dance, UCLA Anderson School of Management, Geography, Applied Linguistics, Urban Planning, Ethnomusicology, Information Studies, Art History, English, Sociology, UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library, French and Francophone Studies, Spanish and Portuguese, Near Eastern Languages and Cultures, School of Public Affairs, UCLA Collaborative Centers for Integrative Medicine, Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, UCLA Engineering

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
Asian Languages & Cultures

Purnima Mankekar
Department of Gender Studies, Asian American Studies Department

Saloni Mathur
Art History

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
Ethnomusicology

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

Viji Prakash
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

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
Anthropology, Archaeology

Sanjay Subrahmanyam
Department of History

Avanidhar Subrahmanyam
UCLA Anderson School of Management