New Faculty | 2012

Vandana Chaudhry

Department of Sociology, Anthropology and Social Work

Vadana Chaundry (Assistant Professor) has recently concluded her doctoral studies in Social Work and Disability Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Her ethnographic research explored the intersections between disability, development, globalization and the politics of subject-formation in the context of postcolonial India. Her dissertation was supported by the Ford Foundation, the National Science Foundation, and the Society for Social Work and Research among others. Her areas of research pertain to disability rights movements in the global south, effects of governance and development on disability, and inclusive disability policies. She has worked extensively on disability issues in developing countries, and has served in consultative roles with various international institutions including the World Bank. As a scholar of and with disability, Vandana’s research is oriented towards building knowledge that embraces disability as intrinsic to human diversity, and to promote policies that enable self-determination and full participation for all.



Featured EventsRSS


Dolphins Digest »

BASEBALL HAS MORE SCHEDULING CHANGES ON TAP

Mar 22 – The good news is that the College of Staten Island baseball season will continue soon, but the bad news is that more changes are in more »




 

  • Transform your life! Convenient access to college courses with a diverse community at St. George! #wearecsi… https://t.co/T2soneVkE7 6 hours ago
  • Summer session begins June 5th ! 4 week and 8 week sessions offered! Visit our website for the latest information.… https://t.co/cPUancy4cM 12 hours ago
  • "Know your Rights" Workshop on Immigration Issues (Thursday, April 6th, 2017) https://t.co/FUmZXq23OO 1 day ago
  • Summer courses offered June and July. Plenty of day/evening/weekend choices to work around YOUR schedule!… https://t.co/bipaf4Lu7S 1 day ago
  • Transform your life! Convenient access to a college courses with a diverse community at St. George! #wearecsi… https://t.co/zxaGcpHxjw 2 days ago