Members

COSAS members are University of Chicago faculty members engaged in significant research, publication and teaching related to the study of South and Southeast Asia. As of 2014-15, the Committee has fifty-nine members, of whom forty-eight are faculty members, and eleven are emeriti faculty members. COSAS members represent approximately fifteen degree-granting departments and programs across the university. This is one of the largest concentrations of faculty working on Southern Asia at any major research university. Members meet regularly to plan and implement programming and academic programs to enhance the study of Southern Asian at the University.

Anjali Adukia Harris School of Public Policy
Muzaffar Alam South Asian Languages and Civilizations
E. Annamalai South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Daniel A. Arnold
Kali Bahl South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Elena Bashir South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Mandira Bhaduri South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Philip V. Bohlman Music
Mark Bradley History
Yigal Bronner South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Dipesh Chakrabarty History
Elizabeth Chatterjee Franke Institute for the Humanities
Brian S. Citro Law
Steven Collins South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Lavanya Collooru South Asian Languages and Civilizations
South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Thibaut d'Hubert South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Wendy Doniger Divinity: History of Religions
Sascha Ebeling South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Gayathri Embuldeniya Comparative Human Development
Philip Engblom South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Marco Garrido Sociology
Jason Grunebaum South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Kimberly Hoang Sociology
Kimberly Hoang Sociology
Iza Hussin Political Science
Ronald Inden History
Matthew Kapstein Divinity: History of Religions
John D. Kelly Anthropology
Alan Kolata Anthropology
Nisha Kommattam South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Darryl Li Anthropology, The College
Rochona Majumdar South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Anup Malani Law
McKim Marriott Anthropology
Colin Masica Linguistics
William Mazzarella Anthropology
C.M. Naim South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Constantine V. Nakassis Anthropology
Karma Ngodup South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Ralph Nicholas Anthropology
Martha Nussbaum Law
James H. Nye Library
Emilly Oster Economics
Poornima Paidipaty The College
Vasudha Paramasivan South Asian Languages and Civilizations
C. Ryan Perkins South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Trevor Price Biological Sciences
Biological Sciences
Tahera Qutbuddin Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Jaishankar Raman Surgery
Frank Reynolds Divinity: History of Religions
Laura Ring Library
Lloyd Rudolph Political Science
Susanne Rudolph Political Science
John Schneider Health Studies
Anna Lise Seastrand Humanities
Clinton Seely South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Richard A. Shweder Comparative Human Development
Dan Slater Political Science
Paul Staniland Political Science
Ulrike Stark South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Kaushik Sunder Rajan Anthropology
Richard P. Taub Comparative Human Development
Gary Tubb South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Christian K. Wedemeyer Divinity: History of Religions
Tyler Williams South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Austin Wright Harris School of Public Policy
Faridah Zaman History
Norman Zide