George V. Bobrinskoy Professor in South Asian Languages and CivilizationsFoster Hall 201
Urdu and Indian Persian literature, history of late medieval and early modern northern India.
Senior LecturerFoster Hall 214
Urdu and Panjabi. Languages of Pakistan.
Lawrence A. Kimpton Distinguished Service Professor of History, South Asian Languages and Civilizations and the College.Foster Hall 208
Modern Indian social and political history, modern Bengal, Labor history, Asian studies, philosophical discourses of modernity, and postcolonial theory.
Chester D. Tripp Professor in the Humanities
Pali language and literature; social and cultural history of Buddhism.
Foster Hall 205
Sanskrit language and literature; premodern Tamil language and literature; the history of medieval South India
Chair of the SALC Department
Assistant ProfessorFoster Hall 211
Bangla language and literature, history of translation, Indo-Persian culture, Sufism, cultural interactions between South and Southeast Asia.
Director of Undergraduate Studies in SALC
Mircea Eliade Distinguished Service Professor of the History of Religions in the Divinity School, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, Committee on Social Thought, the CollegeSwift Hall 207
Hinduism and comparative mythology.
Tamil language and literature; South Indian cultural history; Comparative Literature.
Senior LecturerFoster 009
Marathi language and literature; Anglo-Marathi writers; Marathi language pedagogy.
History of gender, marriage, and family in India; modern Indian cultural and political history, modern Bengal, Indian cinema, postcolonial history and theory.
Hindi language and literature, print culture and book history in South Asia, North Indian intellectual culture in the 19th and 20th centuries, Hindi-Urdu interface.
Anupama and Guru Ramakrishnan ProfessorFoster 207
Sanskrit language and literature, Indian philosophy, history of Sanskrit linguistic and literary theory.
Assistant ProfessorFoster 210
Hindi-Urdu literature, South Asian literature, aesthetics, and intellectual history.
Visiting Professor in Tamil
Foster Hall 511
Tamil language and literature, Tamil grammatical tradition, language policy and problems in India.
Associate Professor of the Philosophy of Religions in the Divinity SchoolSwift Hall 401A
Indian Buddhist Philosophy