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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Shyam Gouri Suresh

  • James W. Cannon Professor of Economics

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • International Trade
  • International Migration
  • Macroeconomics
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Jaya Jha

  • Boone Assistant Professor of Economics
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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

Primary Areas of Expertise

  • Shi’i Islam
  • Islam in South Asia
  • Islamic thought, ethics, and spirituality
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Miriam Jacobson

  • Departmental Coordinator
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