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Nitasha Tamar Sharma

Nitasha Tamar Sharma

Director

Ph.D., University of California, Santa Barbara, 2004

n-sharma@northwestern.edu

Nitasha Sharma's research interests include Black Pacific, Comparative Race Studies, Hawai‘i, Asian and Black Relations, and Afro-Asian Studies. She is the author of Hawai'i is my Haven: Race and Indigeneity in the Black Pacific, and Hip Hop Desis: South Asian Americans, Blackness, and a Global Race Consciousness.

Shalini Shankar

Shalini Shankar

Director of Undergraduate Studies

Ph.D., New York University, 2003

sshankar@northwestern.edu

Shalini Shankar is a sociocultural and linguistic anthropologist. She is the author of Beeline: What Spelling Bees Reveal about the New American Childhood, Advertising Diversity: Ad Agencies and the Creation of Asian American Advertising, and Desi Land: Teen Culture, Class, and Success in Silicon Valley.

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