Watson Institute for International and Public Affairs
Center for Contemporary South Asia

Sahana Ghosh

Postdoctoral Fellow in International and Public Affairs

280 Brook St, Room 201



Sahana Ghosh is a social anthropologist whose research uses ethnographic and historical methods to study the intersections of gender, mobility, borders, and policing in contemporary South Asia. She is interested in ethical and political questions of ethnographic practice from an intersectional feminist perspective.

Her academic writing has appeared or is forthcoming in the American AnthropologistComparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle EastGender, Place & Culture, and the Economic and Political Weekly. She also writes to critically engage a broader public on topics of her expertise.

She received her PhD in Sociocultural Anthropology and Women’s, Gender and Sexuality Studies at Yale University in 2018.