Committee on Southern Asian Studies, University of Chicago
The University of Chicago ranks among the world’s leading centers for South Asian Studies. Since the 1950s, its innovative scholarship, teaching and public service have set new standards in the United States and abroad for knowledge about the Indian subcontinent. Faculty and programs added in the 1990s have provided depth and vision to interpretations of contemporary cultural and economic developments. In the academic, private sector and public arenas alike, the program's graduates have made South Asia accessible to wider audiences, encouraging appreciation of its distinctive ways of life.