CSA Welcomes New Staff Members

The Center for South Asia is delighted to welcome four new members to the team!

Taylor L. BaileyTaylor L. Bailey (she/her) is a first year student in the Afro-American Studies M.A. and Literary Studies Ph.D. Bridge Program. She is from Chicago and completed her A.B. in African & African American Studies and English Literature with a concentration in fiction writing at Washington University in St. Louis. Taylor joins the Center as our new Programming Assistant for Outreach.


Anubhav KumariaAnubhav “Anu” Kumaria is currently pursuing a double B.S. in Computer Science and Economics (with Math Emphasis) and a certificate in Public Policy with an expected graduation in May 2022. He specializes in data analysis, database management, and economic and financial forecasting. Anu joins the Center as our new Conference and Programming Assistant.


Bucky HeadshotNicholas “Nick” C. North is an undergraduate student studying history, Russian language, and international studies. He looks forward to his new role as the Programming Assistant with the Center’s College Year in India’s Archive Project.


Tyler A. LehrerTyler A. Lehrer (he/him) is a Ph.D. Candidate and Instructor in South and Southeast Asian History here at UW–Madison. He is a SASLI alumnus and multi-year presenter with the Annual Conference. Tyler’s research and teaching, supported by a delayed 2020-21 Fulbright U.S. Student Research fellowship—engages Indian Ocean religious, gender, and diplomatic history. Tyler joins the Center this year as our Office Assistant.