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Graduate Student List

Anthropology

Noman Baig

Graduate student

nbaig@utexas.edu

Education   

ABD, University of Texas
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Abdul Chang

Graduate student

haq_chang@yahoo.com

Education   

MA, University of Texas at Austin

Gwendolyn Kirk

Doctoral student

gwendolynkirk@gmail.com  |  Linguistic Anthropology Lab

Education   

MA, PhD Student, University of Texas

Interests

  Linguistic anthropology, cinema, popular culture, Pakistan & South Asia, performance, circulation & publics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, register, Punjabi and Urdu literature and literary genres.

Indulata Prasad

Ph.D. Candidate, University of Texas at Austin

indulata@utexas.edu

Interests

  Social Anthropology, Feminist Theory, Ethnography, Social movements, South Asia.

Aniruddhan Vasudevan

Graduate student

Asian Studies

Emilia Bachrach

Graduate student

ebachrac@gmail.com

Education   

PhD Candidate, University of Texas-Austin; MTS, Harvard Divinity School; BA, Smith College (Religious Studies)

Max Bruce

Graduate student

maxbruce@utexas.edu

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Manomohini Dutta

Graduate student

manomohini@utexas.edu

Interests

  Hindu Legal Traditions, Sanskrit literature, Pre-Modern Indian History, South Asian Religions, South Asian History, Gender Studies

Emily Ernst

Graduate student

eme1392@gmail.com

Madiha Haque

Graduate student

Interests

  Urdu, post-colonial South Asia, migrations and displacements, language nationalism, South Asian music

Amy Hyne

Graduate student

amyhyne@gmail.com

Interests

  Sanskrit; Asceticism; Śaiva Studies; Mental illness in South Asia; Psychology of religion

Imran Khan

Graduate student

khanim@hotmail.com

Gwendolyn Kirk

Doctoral student

gwendolynkirk@gmail.com  |  Linguistic Anthropology Lab

Education   

MA, PhD Student, University of Texas

Interests

  Linguistic anthropology, cinema, popular culture, Pakistan & South Asia, performance, circulation & publics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, register, Punjabi and Urdu literature and literary genres.

Peter Knapczyk

Graduate student

pak@utexas.edu

Hillary Langberg

Graduate student

hlangberg@austin.utexas.edu

Interests

  Indian Buddhism; Interactions between religious traditions in premodern South Asia and religious identity; Sanskrit, Art History (incl. Pāla period sculpture), ritual theory; methods in religious studies.

Katie Lazarowicz

Graduate student

Matthew Milligan

PhD Candidate; co-editor-in-chief of Sagar

mattdmilligan@gmail.com  |  Prufrock's

Education   

B.A. Albion College, M.A. University of Texas, University of Texas

Interests

  Indian Buddhism, Indian archaeology, epigraphy, art, Buddhist literature in Sanskrit and Pali

Colin Pace

Graduate student

cpacerun@gmail.com

Nikola Rajic

Graduate student

Stella Wojdyla

Graduate student

stellawojdyla@utexas.edu

Education   

BA in South Asian Studies and Political & Social Studies, University of Würzburg, Germany

Comparative Literature

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Roanne Kantor

Graduate student

Roannekantor@gmail.com

Education   

PhD, University of Texas

Jayita Prashant Sinha

Graduate student

History

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Jack Loveridge

Ph.D. Candidate

loveridge@utexas.edu

Education   

M.Phil. Oxford, B.A. Stanford

Interests

  British Colonialism, Indian Nationalism, Decolonization, Development, Nutrition

Journalism

Library and Information Science

Stella Wojdyla

Graduate student

stellawojdyla@utexas.edu

Education   

BA in South Asian Studies and Political & Social Studies, University of Würzburg, Germany

Linguistics

Gwendolyn Kirk

Doctoral student

gwendolynkirk@gmail.com  |  Linguistic Anthropology Lab

Education   

MA, PhD Student, University of Texas

Interests

  Linguistic anthropology, cinema, popular culture, Pakistan & South Asia, performance, circulation & publics, dialectology, sociolinguistics, register, Punjabi and Urdu literature and literary genres.

Lauren Terzenbach

Graduate student

lauren.terzenbach@utexas.edu

Education   

PhD Linguistics, University of Texas at Austin

Radio, Television & Film

Elizabeth Bolton

Graduate student

bolton@austin.utexas.edu

Education   

B.S., MLIS (Master of Library and Information Studies), University of Oklahoma

Interests

  Anthropology of media, affective exchange and new media, lived religion in urban Pakistan, religion and new media, urban anthropology, globalization and popular culture

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