WORK EXPERIENCE University of Chicago Library (September 2008 – Current)
Assistant Bibliographer for the Southern Asia Collection
Helping to administer the Southern Asia collection, addressing questions of collection development, maintenance and preservation;
Creating and developing online resources and databases for presentation of materials, including the Libraries & Archives in South Asia (LASA) wiki [http://dsal.uchicago.edu/lasa], an online dissertation database, and redesign of the Digital South Asia Library (DSAL) [http://dsal.uchicago.edu];
Digitized audiovisual materials for research on gender, ritual and performance in southern India.
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Social Science Research Council (August 2004 – December 2006)
Program Coordinator – South Asia Program (8/2004 – 12/2006)
Projects Coordinator – International Migration Program (9/2005 – 7/2006)
Administered the Ford Foundation funded South Asia Regional Fellowship Program for faculty at colleges/universities in South Asia;
Organized workshops and conferences on themes related to migration & development, migration & security, transnational religion, international collaboration in social science research, etc;
Developed the South Asia Research Network website database of research institutes, libraries and archives in South Asia.
Justice for Bhopal International (May – June 2003)
Captured video footage of the US tour of survivors of the 1984 Bhopal Gas disaster, including meetings with union leaders, student organizations, political leaders, etc.
University of Michigan – Dearborn (April – August 2002)
Programmer on a project for passenger detection for automated airbag deployment in passenger vehicles.