Penn Calendar Penn A-Z School of Arts and Sciences University of Pennsylvania

CASI Faculty and Staff

Tariq Thachil

Director
Professor of Political Science

Madan Lal Sobti Professor for the Study of Contemporary India
University of Pennsylvania

Juliana Di Giustini

Deputy Director

Georgette Rochlin

Associate Director

Alan Atchison

Senior Publications Editor

Laura Iwanyk

Assistant Director, CASI Student Programs and Outreach

Juni Bahuguna

Administrative Coordinator

Amrita A. Kurian

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Sarath Pillai

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Shikhar Singh

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Sobti Family Fellows

Kim Fernandes

Doctoral Candidate, Anthropology and Education

Former CASI Directors

Marshall M. Bouton

CASI Senior Fellow
CASI Acting Director & Visiting Scholar (2018-2020)
CASI IAB Chairman (2004-12)

President Emeritus, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs

Devesh Kapur

CASI Senior Fellow
CASI Director (2006-2018)
Starr Foundation South Asia Studies Professor and Asia Programs Director
Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS)
Johns Hopkins University, Washington, D.C.

Francine R. Frankel

Founding Director, CASI (1992-2006)
Professor Emerita of Political Science and South Asian Regional Studies
University of Pennsylvania