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Namita N. Manohar

Associate Professor

Location: 3615 James Hall
Phone: 718.951.5000 x1771
Fax: 718.951.4639

Namita Manohar is a qualitative feminist sociologist with a broad interest in sociology of families, international migration and the intersections of gender, race and ethnicity. Her empirical research is centered on Indians in the United States. Previous projects have included a gendered ethnic perspective on partnering among Indian-Americans, and an ethnographic study of immigrant Indian professional women's gendered subjectivities around work and mothering in the United States. Manohar teaches courses in gender, work, work and family and the Senior Seminar. She approaches her teaching from a gendered and intersectional perspective, designing her courses with a goal of enhancing students' critical thinking, and oral and written skills. She served as the director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program (2009-12). She is currently the graduate deputy, administering the M.A. Program in Sociology.

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