Department of Women's & Gender Studies

Sreevidya Kalaramadam, Ph.D.


Office: Hunziker Hall 210
Phone: 973-720-3378
Office Hours: S'17:TR 2-3pm;W 12-2pm and by appointment

Department: Women's and Gender Studies
Position: Assistant Professor

Area Specialization
Gender, State & Politics; Feminist Theory; Globalization; South Asia


Ph.D. University of Iowa (Women's Studies)

M.A. Georgia State University (Women's Studies)

M.S. Bangalore University (Mass Communication)

B.A. Bangalore University


  • Gendered Lives and Societies (WGS 1800) 
  • Introduction to Women's and Gender Studies (WGS 2100)
  • Race, Gender and Social Justice (WGS 2250)
  • Activism and Social Change (WGS 3330)
  • Women in Islam (WGS 3590/ASN 3590/HIST 3590)
  • Civilizations of South Asia (ASN 2800)

Selected Publications & Grants

Gender Empowerment 2016, Gender, Governance and Empowerment in India (Routledge Research on Gender in Asia Series), London: Routledge

2012. "Dis/Empowering Political Subjects: The Production of 'Failed' Elected Women Representatives in India, "Women's Studies International Forum vol. 35(4):276-285

2011-2012. Fulbright-Hays Group Projects Abroad (FHGPA) grant (with Dr. Djanna Hill, COE, WPUNJ). The US-NJ-India Project at William Paterson University: Exploring Possibilities and Challenges of Multiculturalism and Globalization