SOAS University of London

SOAS South Asia Institute

Anthropology Expertise

Name/Title Area of Expertise 
David Mosse
Professor of Social Anthropology
India, especially Tamil Nadu and adivasi western India; caste and religion, dalit politics, vernacular Christianity, environmental history, common property resources, indigenous irrigation, participatory rural development, aid agencies, anthropology of development
Damian Walter
Senior Teaching Fellow
Nepal; shamanism and ritual practice; anthropological theory, past and present
Emma Crewe
Professor of Social Anthropology
South Asia and the UK; anthropology of institutions (including the UK parliament and development NGOs), international development, policy, planning and practice, technology, gender, children's rights, violence and inequality.
Edward Simpson
Professor of Social Anthropology
Ethnography of western India; social theory and the Indian Ocean; disaster and reconstruction anthropology; post-colonial rural change; infrastructure development in South Asia