South Asia



Jessica Bachman was a 2020 Mellon Collaborative Fellow for Reaching New Publics with Katia

I am a cultural anthropologist who works across the fields of multispecies ethnography, environmental anthropology, the anthropology of religion, South Asian Studies, and political anthropology.

Jenna Grant is a cultural anthropologist working in the fields of medical anthropology and medical humanities; feminist and postcolonial science and technology studies (STS); visual anthropology; and Southeast Asia Studies.

Jordana Bailkin is a scholar of modern Britain and empire who has been dedicated to exploring the global dimensions of British studies and participating in scholarly and public conversations about Britain’s shifting status in the world.

Christian Lee Novetzke is Professor in the South Asia Program, the Comparative Religion Program, and the International Studies Program at the University of Washington’s Jackson School of International Studies. He is also Professor in the Comparative History of Ideas department.

Cricket Keating is an Associate Professor in the Gender, Women, & Sexuality Studies Department. Her research is in the areas of political theory, decolonial politics, popular education and critical pedagogy, queer politics, transnational feminist theory, and technofeminism.

Jorge Bayona was a 2019 Mellon Collaborative Fellow for Reaching New Publics with 

Anna Nguyen is a 2022-2023 Society of Scholars Fellow.

Vicente L. Rafael was born and raised in Manila, Philippines. He is Professor of History and Southeast Asian Studies at the University of Washington in Seattle.

Reuven Pinnata was born and raised in Surabaya, Indonesia and is currently a doctoral candidate in the English Department at the University of Washington, Seattle.