Associate Professor, Anthropology and Asian American Studies
Viranjini Munasinghe's research interests focus on nationalism, race and ethnicity, creolization and indigeneity, Asian American Studies, South Asian Diaspora, Labor and Political Economy of Plantation Societies, Historical Anthropology, Anthropological Theory, Comparison, Postcolonial Theory. Her geographic research area is Trinidad and the Asian Diaspora in the Americas.
Geographic Research Area: Trinidad and the Asian Diaspora in the Americas
Teaching/Research Interests: Ethnicity and nationalism, the politics of exclusion, and nation-building