Receiving Faculty Excellence Award from Provost Scott Coltrane, December 2013

Standing beside two recent co-edited books at Saeed Book Bank, Islamabad, August 2014


Anita M. Weiss
Professor, Department of International Studies
    (Participating Faculty in PPPM, Asian Studies, Religious Studies, & Sociology)
5206 University of Oregon
Eugene, OR 97403-5206   USA
(541) 346-3245; FAX: (541) 346-5041

Winter 2017 office hours: On Research Leave in Pakistan; contact via email if urgent

Ph.D. (Sociology), University of California at Berkeley (1983)
M.A. (Sociology), University of California at Berkeley (1976)
B.A. (Sociology & South Asian Studies), Rutgers University (1975)
Special Certificate in Asian Studies Award, Rutgers University (1975)

Summary of Interests
Culture and Development in Pakistan; Social Change and Political Transformations in Pakistan; Comparative International Development; Development and Human Rights; Gender and International Development; Muslim Societies and Development; Religion and Social Change; Sociology of South Asia; Women, Legal Reform and Social Change in the Muslim World

Courses and Seminars

INTL 422/522: Aid to Developing Countries Spring 2017

INTL 423/ 523: Development and the Muslim World  Now being taught by Angela Joya

INTL 640: Gender Analysis in Development Planning No longer being taught

INTL 421/ 521: Gender and International Development  Now being taught by Yvonne Braun

INTL 448/ 548: Bollywood's Lens on Indian Society  Spring 2016


INTL 399 Islam and Global Forces Fall 2015

INTL 399 Pakistan & Afghanistan: Connecting the Problems and the Solutions Taught in Summer 2012

INTL 399 Militant Islam Summer 2017, during zero week

INTL 656 Proseminar (IS graduate students only)

INTL 607 Graduate Core Seminar (IS graduate students only)

INTL 442/ 542: South Asia : Development and Social Change   Fall 2016

INTL 407/507 Women's Movements around the World (formerly taught in summer)


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Selected Professional Service

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