As South Asia is the most rapidly growing and dynamic region in the world today, we believe in insuring our students are proficient in the languages and knowledgeable in the histories, politics and cultures of the region.

Department Contacts

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Faculty

Jonathan Berkey

  • James B. Duke Professor of History

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • The Middle East
  • The Islamic World
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Shyam Gouri Suresh

  • Associate Professor of Economics

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • International Trade
  • International Migration
  • Macroeconomics
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Jaya Jha

  • Assistant Professor of Economics
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Bill Mahony

  • Charles A. Dana Professor of Religion
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Dave Martin

  • Chair of South Asian Studies | Professor of Economics and Environmental Studies
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Syed Rizwan Zamir

  • Associate Professor of Religious Studies
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Staff

Miriam Jacobson

  • Departmental Coordinator
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Research Affiliate

Sarah Waheed

  • Research Affiliate

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • India, Pakistan
  • South Asian Diaspora
  • Gender History
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