Faculty & Staff

Kasturi Ray

Kasturi Ray


E-mail: kasturi@sfsu.edu
Phone: (415) 338-3128
Office: HUM 437

Office Hours:

Spring 2019

On Sabbatical


Dr. Kasturi Ray’s areas of interest include women and work; globalization and transnationality; immigration and diaspora studies; and colonial, postcolonial, and neo-colonial studies. She is currently writing a book, The Trade in Maids: Cross-Cultural Readings of Paid and Unpaid Domestic Workers, a historical examination of women’s work in Hawai’I, Bengal, the Philippines, and the Bay Area. She is also composing a comparative social history of women workers on nineteenth-century sugar plantations in Hawai’I, Louisiana, and Trinidad and Tobago.