Gauri Pathak - New Assistant Professor at the Department of Global Studies

As of August 1, we welcome Gauri Pathak as a member of staff at CAS, Department of Global Studies

12.08.2016 | Camilla Dimke

Gauri Pathak joins the School of Culture and Society with a Ph.D. from the School of Anthropology, University of Arizona, with a specialization in sociocultural and medical anthropology. Prior to moving into anthropology, she completed a BBA in Management and an MA in South Asian Studies, both from the National University of Singapore, and worked in advertising and editing.

Her research focuses on the intersections between consumption, the body, and health in globalizing urban India, especially the changing relationship between the body and subjectivity in India after economic liberalization.
She is currently conducting an ethnographic examination of human–plastic interactions in urban India, and has received the Homi Bhabha Fellowship, a national fellowship aimed at cultivating public intellectuals in India, for the research.