Aneesh, A.

Sociology and Global Studies

Spring 2022 Office Hours

By appointment only


PhD, Sociology, Rutgers University
MA, Social Relations, University of California, Irvine
Pre-PhD, Philosophy, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India
BA, Economics and Philosophy, Allahabad University, India

Areas of Specialization

Science, Technology, and Communication; Social Theory; Labor and Migration; Nationalism and Citizenship; Ethnography

Teaching Schedule

Spring 2022
SOCIOL 207-201: Work and Society

Prior Teaching Schedule

Fall 2021
SOCIOL 715-001: Systematic Sociological Theory

Summer 2020
SOCIOL 376-201: Modern Sociological Theory

Selected Publications

Aneesh, A., & Wolover, D. J. (2017, May). Citizenship and Inequality in a Global Age. Sociology Compass/, 11(5).
Prasad, A., & Aneesh, A., eds. (2017, March). Special Issue: Global Assemblages of Technoscience. , 22(1).
Aneesh, A. (2016, June). Differentiating Citizenship. Petro, P. S., & Ferguson, K. S. (Eds.). After Capitalism: Horizons of Finance, Culture, and Citizenship. New Brunswick, NJ: Rutgers University Press.
Aneesh, A. (2015, September). Emerging Scripts of Global Speech. Sociological Theory, 33(3).
Aneesh, A. (2015, May). Neutral Accent: How Language, Labor and Life Become Global. Durham: Duke University Press.
Sherman, D., Van Djik, R., Alinder, J. A., & Aneesh, A., eds. (2013). The Long 1968: Revisions and New Perspectives. Indiana University Press.
Aneesh, A. (2012). Negotiating Globalization: Men and Women of India's Call Centers. Journal of Social Issues, 68(3), 514-533.
Aneesh, A., Hall, J. L., & Petro, P. S., eds. (2011). Beyond Globalization: Making New Worlds in Art, Media, and Social Practice. Rutgers University Press.
Aneesh, A. (2010, March). Bloody Language: Clashes and Constructions of Linguistic Nationalism in India. Sociological Forum, 25(1), 86-109.
Aneesh, A. (2009, December). Global Labor: Algocratic Modes of Organization. Alexander, J. (Ed.). Sociological Theory, 27(4), 347-370.
Aneesh, A. (2007, June). Specters of Global Communication. Frakcija, 43-44, 26-33.
Aneesh, A. (2006). Virtual Migration: the Programming of Globalization. Duke University Press.
Aneesh, A. (2003, December). Between Fantasy and Despair: Nationalist Closures in the Transnational Lives of Indian Programmers. Leach, C. W., & Gabaccia, D. (Eds.). , 51-64. Routledge.
Aneesh, A. (2001, June). Skill Saturation: Rationalization and Post-industrial Work. Theory and Society, 30(3), 363-396.
Aneesh, A. (2001). Rethinking Migration: High-skilled Labor Flows from India to the United States. Center for Comparative Immigration Studies.