Faculty & Staff
Phone: (415) 338-3128
Office: HUM 437
Fall 2016 Office Hours:
TTH: 11:00 - 12:00 noon and by appointment
Kasturi Ray’s areas of interests include women and work; globalization and transnationality; immigration and diaspora studies; and colonial, postcolonial, and neo-colonial studies. She is currently at work on a book, The Trade in Maids: Cross-Cultural Readings of Paid and Unpaid Domestic Workers, which is a historical examination of women’s work in Hawai’I, Bengal, the Bay Area, and the Philippines. She is also working on a comparative social history of women workers on nineteenth-century sugar plantations in Hawai’I, Louisiana, and Trinidad and Tobago.