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CASI Faculty and Staff

Tariq Thachil

Director
Associate Professor of Political Science

Madan Lal Sobti Chair 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

Naveen Bharathi

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Gautam Nair

Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Makeda Barr-Brown

Administrative Coordinator

Shreyoshi Das

Student Programs Assistant

Anjali Mahajan

Student Programs Assistant

Pinar Goktas

Research Assistant

Sobti Family Fellows 2020-21

Apurva Bamezai

Doctoral Student in Comparative Politics

Sumitra Badrinathan

Doctoral Student in Comparative Politics

Former CASI Directors

Marshall M. Bouton

Senior Fellow
CASI Acting Director & Visiting Scholar (2018-2020)

Devesh Kapur

Senior Fellow
CASI Director (2006-2018)

Francine R. Frankel

Founding Director, CASI (1992-2006), Professor Emerita of Political Science