South Asia Studies Faculty and Affiliated Staff

South Asia Studies Faculty

Azam Syed Ahmed

Position title: Assistant Professor of Neurological Surgery and Radiology, School of Medicine and Public Health

Email: azam.ahmed@neurosurgery.wisc.edu

Teri Allendorf

Position title: Assistant Scientist, Department of Forest and Wildlife Ecology

Email: allendorf@wisc.edu

Muhammad Asif

Position title: Urdu Instructor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Email: mfasif@wisc.edu

Sumudu Atapattu

Position title: Director of UW Law School Research Centers

Email: sumudu.atapattu@wisc.edu

Bernadette Baker

Position title: Professor, Department of Curriculum and Instruction

Email: bbaker@education.wisc.edu

Mou Banerjee

Position title: Assistant Professor, History

Email: mbanerjee4@wisc.edu

Ann Behrmann

Position title: Honorary Fellow, Pediatrics, School of Medicine and Public Health; Board of Visitors, Global Health Institute

Email: atbehrma@wisc.edu

Rikhil Bhavnani

Position title: Associate Professor and Trice Faculty Fellow, Department of Political Science

Email: bhavnani@wisc.edu

Gudrun Bühnemann

Position title: Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Email: gbuhnema@wisc.edu

Anthony Cerulli

Position title: Faculty Director, Center for South Asia, and Associate Professor, Asian Languages and Cultures

Email: director@southasia.wisc.edu

Preeti Chopra

Position title: Professor, Department of Art History

Email: chopra@wisc.edu

Zara Chowdhary

Position title: Lecturer, Hindi, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Email: zchowdhary@wisc.edu

Aparna Dharwadker

Position title: Professor, Department of English and Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies

Email: adharwadker@wisc.edu

Vinay Dharwadker

Position title: Professor, Department of English

Email: vdharwadker@wisc.edu

John Dunne

Position title: Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Email: jddunne@wisc.edu

Jonathan Durr

Position title: South Asian Languages Cataloger and LC-Program Student Cataloging Coordinator, Memorial Library

Email: jonathan.durr@wisc.edu

Tom Eggert

Position title: Senior Lecturer, Business Sustainability, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Email: tleggert@wisc.edu

Anna M. Gade

Position title: Vilas Distinguished Achievement Professor, Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Email: amgade@wisc.edu

Christine Garlough

Position title: Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, Department of Gender and Women's Studies; Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore; Interdisciplinary Theatre Studies; and the Center for the Study of Upper Midwestern Cultures

Email: clgarlough@wisc.edu

Sundaram Gunasekaran

Position title: Professor, Food Engineering and Director, CALS International Programs

Email: guna@wisc.edu

Anne Hansen

Position title: Professor and Director of Undergraduate Studies, Department of History

Email: arhansen@wisc.edu

Victor Jew

Position title: Senior Lecturer, Department of Asian American Studies

Email: vjew@wisc.edu

Jamal Jones

Position title: Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Email: jones23@wisc.edu

J. Mark Kenoyer

Position title: George F. Dales, Jr. and Barbara A. Dales Professor, Anthropology

Email: jkenoyer@wisc.edu

Jampa Khedup

Position title: Senior Lecturer, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Email: khedup@wisc.edu

Christopher Livanos

Position title: Associate Professor, Department of Comparative Literature and Folklore Studies

Email: clivanos@wisc.edu

B. Venkat Mani

Position title: Professor, Deptartment of German, Nordic, & Slavic

Email: bvmani@wisc.edu

Todd Michelson-Ambelang

Position title: Senior Academic Librarian for Scandinavian Humanities and South Asian Studies; ADA Accessibility Liaison for the General Library System

Email: todd.ambelang@wisc.edu

Darshana Mini

Position title: Assistant Professor, Communication Arts

Anita Mukherjee

Position title: Assistant Professor, Risk and Insurance, School of Business

Email: amurkherjee@bus.wisc.edu

Priya Mukherjee

Position title: Assistant Professor, Agricultural and Applied Economics, College of Agricultural and Life Sciences

Viren Murthy

Position title: Associate Professor, Department of History

Email: vmurthy2@wisc.edu

Corrie Norman

Position title: Associate Director, Religious Studies Program

Email: cenorman@wisc.edu

Asifa Quraishi-Landes

Position title: Professor, Law School

Email: asifa.quraishilandes@wisc.edu

Muhammad Rehan

Position title: Pashto Instructor, Asian Languages and Cultures

Email: rehanpak31@gmail.com

Paul Robbins

Position title: Dean, Gaylord Nelson Institute for Environmental Studies

Email: director@nelson.wisc.edu

Hemant Shah

Position title: Director, School of Journalism and Mass Communication; Helen Firstbrook Franklin Professor of Journalism

Email: hgshah@wisc.edu

Mitra Sharafi

Position title: Professor, Law School

Email: mitra.sharafi@wisc.edu

Mark Sidel

Position title: Doyle-Bascom Professor of Law, Law School

Email: mark.sidel@wisc.edu

Gurindar S. Sohi

Position title: John P. Morgridge Professor and E. David Cronon Professor, Department of Computer Sciences and Electrical and Computer Engineering; UW-Madison Computer Architecture Group

Email: sohi@cs.wisc.edu

Sachin Tuli

Position title: Faculty Associate, International Business and Marketing, School of Business

Email: sachin.tuli@wisc.edu

Stephen Young

Position title: Associate Professor, Department of Geography

Email: sjyoung3@wisc.edu

South Asia Studies Affiliated Staff

Lindsey Bliefernicht

Position title: Assistant Director for Students and Curriculum, Institute for Regional and International Studies

Email: lindsey.bliefernicht@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 265-2630

Address:
Room 301 Ingraham Hall

Ryan Doud

Position title: Program Manager, Regional Flagship Language Initiatives (RFLI)-Culture Initiative

Email: rmdoud@wisc.edu

Laura J. Hammond

Position title: Administrative Director, South Asia Summer Language Institute; U.S. Director, American Institute of Bangladesh Studies and American Institute of Pakistan Studies; Project Coordinator, UW-Madison Project GO

Email: ljhammond@southasia.wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 265-4304

Address:
B488 Medical Sciences Center
1300 University Ave
Madison, WI 53706

Paige Hendricks

Position title: Project Program Manager, American Institute of Pakistan Studies (AIPS)

Email: pehendricks@wisc.edu

Kylie Holland

Position title: Program Coordinator, Regional Flagship Language Initiatives (RFLI)

Email: kholland3@wisc.edu

Address:
Kylie Holland is the Program Coordinator for the Regional Flagship Language Initiatives (RFLI) servicing the Indonesian (IFLI), South Asian (SAFLI), and Turkish (TURFLI) programs. She worked internationally from 2015 – 2020 and understands the unparalleled impact of learning a language and cultural exchange. Prior to her position at UW-Madison, she was an English Education Volunteer with the Peace Corps and worked as Resident Director of the IFLI program at the State University of Malang in Indonesia.

Anne Naparstek

Position title: SASLI Program Coordinator

Email: anne.naparstek@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 261-1194

Parwat Regmi

Position title: Nepali–English Interpreter, Translator/Workplace Computer Trainer, Cultural Linguistic Services (CLS)

Email: parwat.regmi@wisc.edu

Phone: (608) 262-7521

Rachel Weiss

Position title: Undergraduate Advisor & Graduate Program Coordinator, Department of Asian Languages and Cultures

Email: rweiss@wisc.edu