Anupama Rao

Anupama Rao

Anupama Rao has research and teaching interests in gender and sexuality studies; caste and race; historical anthropology; social theory; comparative urbanism; and colonial genealogies of human rights and humanitarianism. She is Senior Editor, Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East; Acting Director, Institute for Comparative Literature and Society, and organizer of the Annual Ambedkar Lectures, with the support of the Provost's Office (Barnard), the Dean of Humanities (Columbia), and the Office of the EVP (Columbia).