Scholar V Varun Chaudhry joins the CSWS staff as research assistant

CSWS welcomes scholar V Varun Chaudhry to the staff as pro tem research assistant.

Chaudhry is a PhD Candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Northwestern University. His work focuses on the institutionalization of “transgender” in nonprofit and funding agencies through ethnographic research in Philadelphia, PA.

V Varun Chaudhry

V’s research has been generously supported by the Social Science Research Council, The Wenner-Gren Foundation, the Sexualities Project at Northwestern, and the Center for the Study of Women in Society at the University of Oregon. His writing appears or is forthcoming in GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies, Signs: Journal of Women and Culture in Society, American Anthropologist, and Critical Inquiry.