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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 broad interests in sociology of families, (im)migration and the intersections of gender, race and ethnicity. Her emerging interests, connected to her ongoing research on Catholic interfaith marriages in Mumbai, India, include the sociology of religion, and secularism & the state.

She has researched extensively on Indians in the United States. Some of her previous projects include a gendered ethnic perspective on partnering among Indian-Americans, an ethnographic study of immigrant Indian professional women's gendered subjectivities around work and mothering in the US., and on scholarship on teaching and learning in sociology.

Manohar teaches courses in gender, work, work and family, introductory sociology and senior seminar. She served as the Director of the Women's and Gender Studies Program (2009-12), and as the Graduate Deputy in Sociology (2013-17). She is currently the Undergraduate Deputy in Sociology.

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