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Rebecca Klenk

Rebecca Klenk



Lecturer in Interdisciplinary Programs in Women's Studies, Global Studies & Asian Studies

Affiliated Faculty in Department of Anthropology  & Disasters, Displacement & Human Rights Program

Fellow in Center for the Study of Social Justice


Development and political economy; gender; globalization,sustainability and climate change; social movements; education; medical anthropology; critical theory; the Himalayan region, India and the United States.


  • Ph.D., Sociocultural Anthropology, University of Washington
  • B.A., Anthropology, Colorado College


  • Klenk, Rebecca M.  (in preparation).  “Accessing Justice? India's Right to Education Act”
  • Klenk, Rebecca M.  2014.  “Gandhi's Other Daughter: Sarala Devi and Lakshmi Ashram” Himalaya 34(1): 94-104.
  • Klenk, Rebecca M. 2010. Educating Activists: Development and Gender in the Making of Modern Gandhians.Lanham & Plymouth: Lexington Books/ Rowman & Littlefield.
  • Klenk, Rebecca M.  2004.  “Seeing Ghosts” Ethnography 5(2): 229-47.
  • Klenk, Rebecca M.  2004.  "'Who is the Developed Woman?' Women in Development Discourse, Kumaon, India" Development and Change (35)1: 57-78.
  • Klenk, Rebecca M.  2003.  "'Difficult Work': Becoming Developed" in Regional Modernities: The Cultural Politics of Development in India, edited by K. Sivaramakrishnan and Arun Agrawal, StanfordUniversity Press and Oxford University Press, pp. 99-121.
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