Dr. Vijayanka Nair
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Vijayanka Nair is a sociocultural anthropologist. Her current book project focuses on biometric identification technologies and the state in South Asia. Prior to joining SDSU, Nair was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow at UW-Madison, and a Fellow at The New School’s India-China Institute. She holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from New York University and an MPhil in social anthropological analysis from the University of Cambridge. Nair received an M.A. in sociology and a B.A. in philosophy from Delhi University. Her research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and the Social Science Research Council, among others.