Areas of Interest
Anar Parikh is a sociocultural anthropologist studying belonging and citizenship among South Asians in the United States. Her dissertation "Getting Out the Vote in South Asian Chicago" is an ethnography of South Asian civic in Chicagoland that examines how a range of formal and informal political engagements speak to questions of identity and identification in the context of US racialization. More broadly, Anar is also interested in community engaged approaches to scholarly work in both anthropology and beyond and has served as a Graduate Fellow at the Swearer Center for Public Service, Brown University since 2019. She also the Associate Editor - Podcast at American Anthropologist and Executive Producer of Anthropological Airwaves.
- B.A. in History and Anthropology from Bard College