Jiya Pandya, "On Navigating Paranoia, Repair, and Ambivalence as Crip Pandemic Affects, Or, I’m So Paranoid, I Think Your COVID Test Is About Me"

Jan. 9, 2023

Jiya Pandya is a PhD candidate at Princeton University in the Department of History and the Program in Gender & Sexuality Studies. Her doctoral research focuses on the analogous deployment of and intersections between caste and disability in social work and welfare spaces in postcolonial India. She is invested in telling material and intellectual histories of disability from the Global South and in teaching critical feminist, crip, and queer theory, South Asian history, and global histories of gender, race, and disability. She serves on the boards of the Disability History Association and Asian Americans with Disabilities Initiative, and is a member of the Remote Access Project for the Critical Design Lab.