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The RISA Steering Committee

RISA is the Religion in South Asia Section of the American Academy of Religion.   The activities of RISA, including the annual meeting programs and the RISA-L email list, are supervised by a Steering Committee. 

Current members of the RISA Steering Committee are:

Hamsa Stainton, Co-chair
McGill University


Contact: Hamsa.Stainton @ gmail.com

Sarah Pierce Taylor, Co-chair
Concordia University


Contact: sarahpiercetaylor @ gmail.com

Anne Murphy

University of British Columbia

Web: http://asia.ubc.ca/persons/anne-murphy/  

Contact: anne.murphy @ ubc.ca


Elaine Fisher

Stanford University

Web: https://www.elainemfisher.com/

Contact: elaine.fisher @ gmail.com


Ayesha A. Irani

University of Massacusetts Boston

Web: https://www.umb.edu/academics/cla/faculty/ayesha_irani

Contact:Ayesha.Irani @ umb.edu

Jamal Jones

University of California, Davis

Web: https://religions.ucdavis.edu/people/profile/3906

Contact:jaajones @ ucdavis.edu


Varuni Bhatia

Azim Premji University

Contact: varuni.bhatia @ apu.edu.in

Karen Ruffle

University of Toronto

Web: http://religion.utoronto.ca/people/faculty/karen-ruffle/

Contact: karen.ruffle @ utoronto.ca


Jennifer Ortegren

Middlebury University

Web: https://sites.google.com/site/jenniferortegren/

Contact: jortegren @ middlebury.edu


Anyone with questions or comments regarding RISA or its activities is invited to contact members of the RISA-L Steering Committee. (For questions or comments regarding the RISA-L email list, please contact members of the RISA-L Advisory Committee below.)


The RISA-L Advisory Committee

Policy (and any disciplinary) decisions pertaining to the list will be taken by this Advisory Committee, in consultation with the RISA Steering Committee. This committee currently consists of

Anyone with questions or comments regarding the RISA-L email list is invited to contact members of the RISA-L Advisory Committee.


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