Associate Professor of Sociology and Global Studies
Fall Office Hours: Mon/Wed 10:00–11:00am and by appointment
Winter Break Office Hours (12/13/2013–01/20/2014): By appointment
Education:Ph.D., Sociology, Rutgers University
M.A., Social Relations, University of California, Irvine
Pre-PhD, Philosophy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
B.A., Economics and Philosophy, Allahabad University, India
Areas of Specialization:
Globalization; International Migration; Science and Technology; Economic Sociology; Sociological Theory; Ethnographic Methods; Intellectual Property
Sociol 376-201: Modern Sociological Theory
Sociol 928-001: Seminar in Social Organization (pdf)
A. Aneesh, Patrice Petro, and Lane Hall (eds). Beyond Globalization: Making New Worlds in Media, Art, and Social Practices. Rutgers University Press (2011)
A. Aneesh. Virtual Migration: the Programming of Globalization, Duke University Press (2006).
“Negotiating Globalization: Men and Women of India’s Call Centers,” Journal of Social Issues (forthcoming Sept 2012)
“Bloody Language: Clashes and Constructions of Linguistic Nationalism in India,” Sociological Forum, 25, 1, 2010: 86-109
“Global Labor: Algocratic Modes of Organization,” Sociological Theory, 27, 4, 2009: 347-370 (German Translation: Internationale Arbeitsräume: Unsicherheiten und Herausforderungen, edited by Petra Lucht, Martina Erlemann, and Esther Ruiz Ben. Centaurus Verlag 2010).
“Specters of Global Communication,” Frakcija, 44, 2007.
“Between Fantasy and Despair: Nationalist Closures in the Transnational Lives of Indian Programmers,” a peer-reviewed article in Immigrant Life in the United States: Multi-Disciplinary Perspectives, edited by Colin Wayne Leach and Dona Gabaccia. Routledge 2003: 51-64.
“Skill Saturation: Rationalization and Post-industrial Work,” Theory and Society, 30, 3, June 2001: 363- 396. Reprinted in Post-Industrial Society (Sage Key Debates in Sociology) edited by Barry Smart. SAGE Publications, September 2010.
“Rethinking Migration: High-skilled Labor Flows from India to the United States,” in The International Migration of the Highly Skilled: Demand, Supply, and Development Consequences, edited by Wayne A. Cornelius, Thomas J. Espenshade, and Idean Salehyan. La Jolla, CA: Center for Comparative Immigration Studies, University of California-San Diego, 2001.