Manju Parikh

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  • B.A. in Political Science, American University of Beirut, 1972
  • M.A., Jawaharlal Nehru University, 1974
  • M.A., University of Chicago, 1978
  • Ph.D. in Political Science, University of Chicago, 1988.

Courses taught:

  • International Relations
  • Asian Politics
  • Introduction to Gender and Women's Studies
  • Global Gender Relations
  • First Year Symposium
  • Politics and Political Life
  • Developing Nations
  • Senior Research Seminar in International Relations
  • New Gender Relations
  • Senior Seminar

Research interests:

  • Women's political representation in India and global comparison
  • Politics of memory
  • Gender socialization of men and women
  • Rise of Hindu nationalism
  • Role of Women in Afghanistan


An Interview with Professor Parikh (Fall 2003)

Interviewed by the Chronicle of Higher Education, April 30, 2004


Recently Published Articles

Review of W Stands for Women

Logos - Review Essay: India Rising: Contrasting Perspectives

Grassroots HIV/AIDS Activism Growing

India-Pakistan Rapprochement: A Cautious Optimism?

Book Review Published in New Political Science, March 2004

Duluth News, 7-25-2003, Point of View

Manju also wrote "Preparing the Young Male Leaders of Tomorrow: What Has Women's Studies got to do with it?" in NEW DIRECTIONS FOR STUDENTS SERVICES, special issue titled "Developing Effective Programs and Services for College," edited by Gar Kellom , No# 107, Fall 2004, Jossey-Bass, San Francisco.