The following scholars, writers, and editors are available to members of the media to talk about their work in this area. Following is information about their background, special interests, and preferred manner of contact. Listed email addresses should be copied into an email client, replacing "at" with "@".
Ravina Aggarwal is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Smith College, and Chair of the Smith Department of Anthropology. She is the editor of Into the High Ranges: The Penguin Anthology of Mountain Writings and the editor and translator of Forsaking Paradise: Stories from Ladakh by Abdul Ghani Sheikh. She was a founding editor of the journal Meridians.
Email: raggarwa at email.smith.edu
Paul R. Brass
Paul R. Brass (The Production of Hindu-Muslim Violence in Contemporary India) is professor emeritus of political science at the University of Washington. He is the author of many books including Theft of an Idol and Riots and Pogroms.
Publicist: Gigi Lamm
University of Washington Press
P.O. Box 50096
Seattle, WA 98145
Email: glamm at u.washington.edu
Urvashi Butalia is Director and Cofounder of Kali for Women, India's first feminist publishing house. An active participant in India's women's movement for more than two decades, she holds the position of Reader at the College of Vocational Studies at the University of Delhi.
Email: kaliw at del2.vsnl.net.in
Sumit Ganguly is a professor of International Relations at University of Texas at Austin. He is available for interviews.
Publicist: Madeleine Gruen
Anthropologist and Visiting Asst. Professor of Religion at Williams College, Gutschow is the author of Being a Buddhist Nun, which looks at the politics and history of Buddhism in Kashmir, with a special focus on gender and hierarchy.
Email: Kim.Gutschow at williams.edu
Sudha Koul is author of The Tiger Ladies: A Memoir of Kashmir and several other books.
Publicist: Pamela MacColl, Publicity Director, Beacon Press
Email: pmaccoll at beacon.org
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