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 2019-20, the Committee has sixty-one members. COSAS members represent approximately eighteen 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 Asia at the University.

Anjali Adukia Harris School of Public Policy
Muzaffar Alam South Asian Languages and Civilizations
E. Annamalai South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Amit Anshumali Sociology
Daniel A. Arnold Divinity: History of Religions
Kali Bahl South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Elena Bashir South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Mandira Bhaduri South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Kavi Bhalla Harris School of Public Policy
Philip V. Bohlman Music
Mark Bradley History
Dipesh Chakrabarty History
Whitney Cox 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
Philip Engblom South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Michele Friedner Comparative Human Development
Marco Garrido Sociology
Victoria Gross Anthropology
Jason Grunebaum South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Julie Hanlon Anthropology
Kimberly Hoang Sociology
Ronald Inden History
Amir Jina Harris School of Public Policy
Matthew Kapstein Divinity: History of Religions
John D. Kelly Anthropology
Alan Kolata Anthropology
Nisha Kommattam Comparative Literature
Zachary Leonard History
Darryl Li Anthropology
Sujata Mahajan South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Rochona Majumdar South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Anup Malani Law
McKim Marriott Anthropology
Colin Masica Linguistics
Timsal Masud South Asian Languages and Civilizations
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
Andrew Ollett South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Ahona Panda South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Sarah Pierce Taylor Divinity School
Trevor Price Ecology and Evolution
Tahera Qutbuddin Near Eastern Languages and Civilizations
Maanasa Raghavan Human Genetics
Kaushik Sunder Rajan Anthropology
Laura Ring Library
John Schneider Health Studies
Anna Schultz Music
Clinton Seely South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Richard A. Shweder Comparative Human Development
Sunit Singh Divinity: History of Religions
Blake Smith History
Paul Staniland Political Science
Ulrike Stark South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Gary Tubb South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Anand Venkatkrishnan Divinity School
Christian K. Wedemeyer Divinity: History of Religions
Tyler Williams South Asian Languages and Civilizations
Austin Wright Harris School of Public Policy
Norman Zide Linguistics, South Asian Languages and Civilizations