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Ravi Rajan

Professor

srrajan@ucsc.edu

8314594158


Areas of expertise: Environmental Human Rights, Environmental Justice, Environmental History, World History, South Asian Studies, History of Science, Ethics


Biography, Education and Training

Ravi Rajan is Professor of Environmental Studies at the University of California, Santa Cruz, where he has served since his appointment in 1997.   He has also served as Senior Research Fellow at the Asia Research Institute at the National University of Singapore, Visiting Senior Fellow at The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI), New Delhi, and Visiting Professor at TERI University. He received his undergraduate and masters degrees at the University of Delhi, and his doctorate at the Univ... more »

Mary Kathleen  Foley

Mary Kathleen Foley

Professor, Artsbridge Director, Pavel Machotka Chair

Arts Division, Theater Arts Department, Porter College

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Kathy Foley

Professor

foley@ucsc.edu

831-459-4189


Areas of expertise: Theater, Asian Music, Asian Studies, Direction (Theater), Folklore, South Asian Studies, Gamelan, Popular Culture, Dance


Biography, Education and Training

Kathy Foley is a professor of Theatre Arts  and editor of Asian Theatre Journal with expertise in Asian theatre, performance, masks, puppetry and object theatre. She curates exhibitions of Asian masks and puppets. Performs Sundanese Wayang Golek internationally and has taught at Chulalongkorn University (Bangkok), Yonsei University (Seoul), University of Malaya (Kuala Lumpur), and University of Hawai'i (Manoa), as well as UCSC. She serves on the board of UNIMA (Union International de la Mar... more »

G.S. Sahota

G.S. Sahota

Associate Professor, Aurora Chair in Sikh and Punjabi Studies

Literature Department
Talib Ali Jabbar

Talib Ali Jabbar

Instructor, Teaching Assistant, Doctoral Candidate

Literature Department, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies

Areas of expertise: Asian Studies, South Asian Studies, Asian American Pacific Islander History, Literature, Critical Race and Ethnic Studies, Queer Studies, Cultural Studies, War


Biography, Education and Training

Talib is a doctoral candidate, teaching assistant, and instructor in literature and critical race and ethnic studies. He focuses on the racial and queer politics of American imperial militarism in Asia and its diasporas, with special attention to under-theorized regions of the so-called “war on terror,” e.g. Pakistan and the Philippines. He got his BA from UCSC and MS in social policy from Lund University (Sweden).


Areas of expertise: Ethnography, Indigenous Peoples, Human Rights, Food/Nutrition, Social Movements, South Asian Studies


Biography, Education and Training

I received my PhD from the Department of Anthropology at Stanford University in 2013, and was a Post-Doctoral fellow at the Department of Social Anthropology at Stockholm University from 2013-2015. Prior to that, I received my Bachelors in Law (LLB) from the Faculty of Law at University of Delhi in 2001 and practised in the Supreme Court of India and the Gauhati High Court in Assam.

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