Biography & CV

 

Curriculum Vitae

  • Born June 3, 1936 in Bara Banki (India); naturalized American citizen.
  • Education: M.A. (Urdu), Lucknow University, Lucknow, 1955.
  • M.A. (Linguistics), University of California, Berkeley, 1961.
  • Consultant, Hindi-Urdu Program, University of Minnesota, 1961-62.
  • Lecturer, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago, 1962-63.
  • Instructor, Department of Linguistics, University of Chicago, 1963-68.
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of Pennsylvania, Summer 1964.
  • Assistant Professor, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, 1968-71.
  • Visiting Lecturer, University of California, Berkeley, Summer 1968.
  • Visiting Assistant Professor, University of Rochester, Summer 1970.
  • Visiting Associate Professor, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (India), 1971-72.
  • Associate Professor, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, 1971-98.
  • Chairman, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, 1985-91.
  • Professor, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago, 1998-2001.

Service to the Profession

=Consultant to: 

Asian Literature Program of the Asia Society, New York City
Princeton University Press
University of Chicago Press
University of California Press
Feminist Press
Shastri Indo-Canadian Institute
National Endowment for the Humanities.

=Member, South Asia Regional Council, Association for Asian Studies, 1976-79.
=Member, Committee on Scholars of Asian Descent, Association for Asian Studies, 1981-84.
=Member, South Asia Regional Council, Association for Asian Studies, 1990-93.
=Member, Advisory Committee, Berkeley Urdu Language Program in Pakistan, University of California, Berkeley, 1975- .
=Member, Board of Trustees, America-Pakistan Research Organization, 1989-93 (now merged with the AIPS).
=Member, Board of Trustees, American Institute of Pakistan Studies, 1993-95.


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