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Fauzia Farooqui

Fauzia Farooqui

Lecturer

South Asian Studies

Louis A. Simpson International Building, Office 149A

609-258-8324

fauzia@princeton.edu

Farooqui is a lecturer with the Program in South Asian Studies. Her primary interests are Urdu-Hindi language and literature, literary criticism and women’s studies, and she has taught Urdu and Hindi at various institutions including the University of Virginia and the University of Michigan. Farooqui’s publications include, as co-author, Beginning Urdu and Beginning Hindi, parallel introductory Hindi and Urdu textbooks. She has also published a monograph on Urdu prose poetry and various pieces of original Urdu poetry, fiction and literary criticism. In addition to teaching and writing, Farooqui’s professional experience also includes a position as a Urdu-Hindi language specialist in STARTALK, the National Security Language Initiative to  promote strategically important world languages not now widely taught in the United States. She earned her Ph.D. at Lucknow University.

Robert Phillips

Lecturer

South Asian Studies

Louis A. Simpson International Building, Office 148B

609-258-1834

rlp2@princeton.edu

Phillips is a lecturer with the Program in South Asian Studies. He teaches a variety of classes in Hindi-Urdu. Phillips comes to Princeton from Emory University where he was program coordinator and a lecturer in Hindi-Urdu language and literature. Before joining the faculty at Emory, Phillips was a lecturer in Hindi-Urdu at North Carolina State. His teaching and research interests include South Asian literary culture, translation studies and Hindi-Urdu language pedagogy. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin, Madison.

Nataliya Yanchevskaya

Lecturer

Princeton Institute for International and Regional Studies

nay@princeton.edu

Yanchevskaya joined the University in 2015 as a Sanskrit lecturer. Prior to this appointment, she was an adjunct lecturer in South Asian Religions at Moravian College and in the East Asian Religions department at Lehigh University. She was also a teaching Fellow at Harvard in the Department of South Asian Studies and a Visiting Instructor in Classics (Sanskrit) at Brown University.