Vyjayanthi Rao - Assistant Professor of Anthropology
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    Vyjayanthi Rao

    Assistant Professor of Anthropology

    Office Location:

    Albert and Vera List Academic Center


    Vyayanthi Rao (Ph.D., University of Chicago) holds a joint appointment with the Graduate Faculty of Political and Social Science, where she is Assistant Professor of Anthropology. Her research focuses on globalization, development, and cities, in particular issues of technology, infrastructure, memory and modernity in South Asia. She currently has two book projects in development, to be titled ‚ Ruins and Recollections: the Heritage of Modernization in a South Asian Context and Infra-City: Catastrophic Urbanisms in Post-Industrial Mumbai.