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Kavita Phillip
Associate Professor of Women's Studies, University of California, Irvine

Kavita Philip is Associate Professor at the University of California, Irvine. In addition to holding a facultyappointment in the Program in Women's Studies, she is affiliate faculty member in the following: Departmentof Anthropology; Department of History; Critical Theory Institute; Center for Global Peace and Conflict Studies; Center for Ethnography; Center for Asian Studies; Center for Law and Society; and Program in Arts, Computation, Engineering.

Kavita Philip is author of Civilizing Natures (2003 and 2004), co- editor, Constructing Human Rights in the Age of Globalization (2003), co-editor, Multiple Contentions (2003), and co-editor, Homeland Securities (2005). Her research interests are in transnational studies of science and technology; feminist technocultures; gender, race, globalization and postcolonialism; environmental history; and new media theory.  She specializes in the social analysis of science and technology in South India from the 19th century to the present.

Kavita was a Faculty Research Fellow during the 2007-08 academic year.

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