Meet our new faculty: Rahul Bjørn Parson, South Asian studies

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Rahul Bjørn Parson is a new member of the UC Berkeley faculty. (Photo by Grimr Midgårdsormr)

Name: Rahul Bjørn Parson (he/him)
Discipline: South Asian studies
Degrees: M.A., Hindi literature, UC Berkeley, 2004; Ph.D., Hindi literature, UC Berkeley, 2012
Research interests: I research contemporary Hindi novels with a focus on the eastern part of the Hindi-belt and the city of Kolkata. I have a second project on early modern Jain literature.
Hobbies: I love music and the ocean.