Ravinder Kaur is a Professor of Sociology and Social Anthropology at the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. She served as Chair of the Department from July 2015 to February 2018. She has previously taught at the University of Delhi and New York University. Most recently, she offered a course on Gender, Technology, and Society at the University of Bielefeld in Germany. Her current research interests are in the areas of the sociology of gender, family, marriage, kinship, middle class, and technology.
Since its founding in 1992 within the School of Arts & Sciences (SAS), CASI has continued to uphold Penn's global reputation as a leading U.S. institution of research in South Asian studies and scholarship on India. In conjunction with SAS Dean, Steven J. Fluharty's "Foundations and Frontiers" vision, CASI's goals are to engage in policy-relevant research focused on the challenges facing contemporary India; to nurture students' interest in contemporary India through interactions with Visiting Scholars and opportunities to work and conduct research in India; and to act as a public forum on contemporary India by hosting seminars, workshops, and conferences, as well as through our online scholarly publication, India in Transition.
Director, Madan Lal Sobti Professor for the Study of Contemporary India
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INDIA IN TRANSITION (IiT)
Our online publication, India in Transition (IiT), allows scholars from all over the world the opportunity to exchange various analyses and innovative ideas about India's current status and growth. A complete archive of issues is maintained here and translated in Hindi. In addition to appearing on CASI's website, all IiT articles are published in The Hindu: Business Line.
Also visit Transitions: An IiT Blog