A Discussion on Central and South Asia

University-Wide Faculty, Administrators and Staff Expertise

A large number of the NU community have conducted research in, teach on the subject of, or have interest in Central Asia or South Asia. University faculty and staff are listed below, while NU graduate students are listed here.

If you would like to be included in this list, please email Dr. Steven Duke at Central Administration, sduke@nebraska.edu.

 

Faculty Expertise

Portrait of Atul Rayamajhi

Atul Rayamajhi

Director of Information Systems

  • Healthcare, Education, Technology, Natural Resources, Renewal Energy, Organic Framing, Self Sustaining Model, Any Asian Countries
Portrait of Chris Allen

Chris Allen

Professor

  • Afghanistan, capacity building, communication, journalism, India, Oman
Portrait of Deepak Khazanchi

Deepak Khazanchi

Associate Dean

  • Pedagogy, Educational Administration, IT
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Emily Krueger

Education Abroad Advisor

  • India, Malayalam, Tamil, Telugu, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Education, Wildlife
Potrait of Hugh Reilly

Hugh Reilly

Professor

  • Afghanistan
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Michael F. James

Professor and Chair

  • textile art, textiles, costume, quilts and patchwork
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Michele Marie Desmarais

Associate Professor, Director of SPHRS (Spirituality, Public Health, Religious Studies)

  • India; Sanskrit; Classical Indian Philosophy; Classical Indian Psychology; Yoga; Hinduism; Indian Buddhism
Portrait of Patrick McNamara

Patrick McNamara

Director of International Studies & Director of Schwalb Center for Israel & Jewish Studies

  • Conflict Resolution, India, Pakistan, Afghanistan, Water, Civil Society, Peacebuilding, Trust building
Portrait of Prabhakar Shrestha

Prabhakar Shrestha

Director of Sustainability

  • Nepal, India, Bhutan in the topics of Environment and Natural Resources, Sustainability
Portrait of Pradeep Barua

Pradeep Barua

Professor

  • South Asia, British Empire, Military History, Ethnic Conflict, Colonialism
Portrait of Raj Dasgupta

Raj Dasgupta

Professor

  • Education and research partnerships, India, Bangladesh, Nepal, and Bhutan
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Robert Nash

Special Collections & Rare Books Librarian/Professor

  • Afghanistan
Portrait of Sarah Osborn

Sarah Osborn

Director of Intensive Language & International Professional Development

  • Teacher Education; Grant work/programming in support of the Center for Afghanistan Studies
Portrait of Shannon Maloney

Shannon Maloney

Assistant Professor

  • India, Maternal and Child Health, Health Systems, Evaluation