UCLA International Institute
Asia Institute

Advancing collaborative, interdisciplinary research on Asia worldwide

South Asia Faculty

UCLA faculty with specializations on South Asia

Anurima Banerji
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Robert L. Brown
Art History

Amy Catlin-Jairazbhoy
Ethnomusicology

Bhagwan Chowdhry
UCLA Anderson School of Management

Vijay Dhir
Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering

David Gere
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Nile Green
Department of History

Akhil Gupta
Anthropology

Roy Hamilton
Fowler Museum at UCLA

Janine Henri
UCLA Charles E. Young Research Library

Stephanie Jamison
Asian Languages & Cultures

Robert Jensen
UCLA School of Public Affairs

Snehendu Kar
School of Public Health

Abhiman Kaushal
Ethnomusicology

Deepak K. Lal
Economics

Vinay Lal
Department of History

Nancy Levine
Anthropology

Gyanam Mahajan
Asian Languages & Cultures

Purnima Mankekar
Asian American Studies Center, Department of Gender Studies

Saloni Mathur
Art History

Aamir Mufti
Comparative Literature

Vinit Mukhija
Urban Planning

Peter Nabokov
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Daniel M. Neuman
Ethnomusicology

Sherry B. Ortner
Asian Languages & Cultures, Anthropology

Janet O'Shea
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Ismail K. Poonawala
Near Eastern Languages and Cultures

Viji Prakash
World Arts & Cultures/Dance

Gregory Schopen
Asian Languages & Cultures

Manisha Shah
UCLA 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