Program Advisors

Ruth Vanita Professor, Liberal Studies

Office: Liberal Arts Room 146 A
Email: ruth.vanita@umontana.edu
Office Hours:

On Sabbatical 2015-16


Ph.D. Delhi University, India

G.G. Weix Professor, Anthropology

Office: Social Sciences 223
Email: gg.weix@mso.umt.edu
Fax: (406)243-4918
Office Hours:

Summer 2016  By appointment

Autumn 2016  MWF 10:00-12:00 P.M. Stone Hall 303A










1981  B.A. Anthropology with Distinction. Honors in Humanities, Stanford University

1985  M.A. Anthropology, Minors in Southeast Asian Studies and Women's Studies, Cornell University

1990 Ph.D. Anthropology, Cornell University


Affiliated Faculty

Abhishek Chatterjee International & Comparative Politics, International Political Economy, Political Science

Office: 355 Liberal Arts Building
Email: abhishek.chatterjee@umontana.edu

Ph.D., University of Virginia, 2010

Bradley Clough Associate Professor of Liberal Studies (Asian Religions), Liberal Studies

Office: LA 158
Email: bradley.clough@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

TR 3:45-6


Brad Clough began studying religion as an undergraduate at St. Lawrence University. He pursued his graduate studies at Columbia University, where he received an M.A. in Religious Studies, an M.Phil in South Asian Religions, and a Ph.D. in Buddhist Studies

Quan Manh Ha Associate Professor, English

Office: LA 213
Email: quan.ha@mso.umt.edu
Office Hours:

Spring 2016: Tues & Thurs 1:30-3:00 PM


Ph.D. in American Literature, Texas Tech University, 2011

M.A. in English, Middle Tennessee State University, 2006

Post-M.Ed. Curricular Training, Troy University, 2003-2004

M.Ed. in English / Language Arts, Troy University, 2003

B.A. in English, University of Da Lat, Vietnam, 2000

Prageeta Sharma Professor, English

Office: LA 211
Email: prageeta.sharma@mso.umt.edu

Brown University; MFA in poetry

The New School (Formally the New School for Social Research); MA in Media Studies

Simon's Rock College of Bard; BA in English

Ranjan Shrestha Assistant Professor, Economics

Office: Liberal Arts 405
Email: ranjan.shrestha@mso.umt.edu

Ph.D., The Ohio State University, 2007

Teresa Sobieszczyk Associate Professor, Sociology, and Director of International Development Studies and Peace Corps Prep Programs, International Development Studies

Office: Social Sciences 303
Email: teresa.sobieszczyk@mso.umt.edu
Fax: 406-243-5951
Office Hours:

Fall 2015

T & Th 2:15-3:30 or by appointment

Contact me at teresa.sobieszczyk@umontana.edu to arrange an appointment.


Ph.D., Development Sociology, Cornell University

Visiting Scholars

Gaurav Misra

Gaurav Misra Fulbright Fellow, Hindi Instruction