Sohini Chattopadhyay, General Editor, Borderlines; Editorial Assistant to CSSAAME (2019-2020)  is a doctoral student in the Department of History at Columbia University. In her PhD thesis tentatively titled  The unclaimed dead body as an urban problem in Calcutta and Bombay, 1896 – 1950 , she studies new technologies of managing the pauper and unclaimed corpses to ask how these experiments transformed the social and material practices of death.

Sohini Chattopadhyay, General Editor, Borderlines; Editorial Assistant to CSSAAME (2019-2020) is a doctoral student in the Department of History at Columbia University. In her PhD thesis tentatively titled The unclaimed dead body as an urban problem in Calcutta and Bombay, 1896 – 1950, she studies new technologies of managing the pauper and unclaimed corpses to ask how these experiments transformed the social and material practices of death.

Yayra Sumah, Africa Editor  is a doctoral candidate in the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from Boston University. Her research focuses on the Congolese (DRC) history of violence, healing, religious movements and the politics of masculinity and femininity. Her dissertation project seeks to rethink the legacy of colonial violence in Central Africa through a history of the Kimbanguist movement in Belgian Congo (1920-1969).

Yayra Sumah, Africa Editor is a doctoral candidate in the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University. She holds a B.A. and M.A. in Political Science from Boston University. Her research focuses on the Congolese (DRC) history of violence, healing, religious movements and the politics of masculinity and femininity. Her dissertation project seeks to rethink the legacy of colonial violence in Central Africa through a history of the Kimbanguist movement in Belgian Congo (1920-1969).

Anna Reumert, Middle East Editor  is a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology at Columbia University. In her research, she explores discourses of anti-blackness between Lebanon and Sudan, as part of a larger effort to document black migration in the Arab Mediterranean.

Anna Reumert, Middle East Editor is a doctoral student in the Department of Anthropology at Columbia University. In her research, she explores discourses of anti-blackness between Lebanon and Sudan, as part of a larger effort to document black migration in the Arab Mediterranean.

Shaunna Rodrigues, South Asia Editor , is a Doctoral Candidate at the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African studies at Columbia University. Her work focuses on intersections between Dalit and Muslim political thought, Islamic justifications of constitutionalism in India, and minority conceptions of the political in South Asia.

Shaunna Rodrigues, South Asia Editor, is a Doctoral Candidate at the Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African studies at Columbia University. Her work focuses on intersections between Dalit and Muslim political thought, Islamic justifications of constitutionalism in India, and minority conceptions of the political in South Asia.

Karim Malak, Comparative Studies Editor,  is a Doctoral Candidate at the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University. His research interests include the history and politics of 'coloniality' in the British metropole and its colonies in the Middle East. Karim is the Editorial Assistant to CSSAAME.

Karim Malak, Comparative Studies Editor, is a Doctoral Candidate at the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies at Columbia University. His research interests include the history and politics of 'coloniality' in the British metropole and its colonies in the Middle East. Karim is the Editorial Assistant to CSSAAME.

Basma N. Radwan, former Middle East Editor and CSSAAME Editorial Assistant (2017-2018),  is a doctoral student in the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University. She works on the politics of food.

Basma N. Radwan, former Middle East Editor and CSSAAME Editorial Assistant (2017-2018), is a doctoral student in the department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies (MESAAS) at Columbia University. She works on the politics of food.

 
Marwa Elshakry, CSSAAME Senior Editor  is   Associate Professor at Columbia University specializes in the history of science, technology, and medicine in the modern Middle East. She received her M.A. (1997) and Ph.D. (2003) from Princeton. Her first book, entitled  Reading Darwin in Arabic , was published in 2013 by the University of Chicago Press. She is Senior Editor of of the journal   Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East   (CSSAAME)

Marwa Elshakry, CSSAAME Senior Editor is Associate Professor at Columbia University specializes in the history of science, technology, and medicine in the modern Middle East. She received her M.A. (1997) and Ph.D. (2003) from Princeton. Her first book, entitled Reading Darwin in Arabic, was published in 2013 by the University of Chicago Press. She is Senior Editor of of the journal Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East (CSSAAME)

 
Anupama Rao, CSSAAME Senior Editor  and   Professor of History at Barnard College, specializes in the history of anti-colonialism, caste and race, and non-Western histories of gender and sexuality. She is the author of  The Caste Question: Dalits and the Politics of Modern India,  and   is currently working on a book on caste and equality that focuses on B. R. Ambedkar (who studied at Columbia University 1913-1916); as well as a project on colonial and postcolonial Bombay. She is Senior Editor of of the journal   Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East   (CSSAAME)

Anupama Rao, CSSAAME Senior Editor and Professor of History at Barnard College, specializes in the history of anti-colonialism, caste and race, and non-Western histories of gender and sexuality. She is the author of The Caste Question: Dalits and the Politics of Modern India, and is currently working on a book on caste and equality that focuses on B. R. Ambedkar (who studied at Columbia University 1913-1916); as well as a project on colonial and postcolonial Bombay. She is Senior Editor of of the journal Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa, and the Middle East (CSSAAME)