Aneesh, A.

Sociology and Global Studies

2020–21 Office Hours

On Sabbatical Leave


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

Aneesh, A. (PhD, Rutgers 2001) Globalization, International Migration, Science and Technology, Economic Sociology, Sociological Theory, Ethnographic Methods

Prior Teaching Schedule

Summer 2020
SOCIOL 376-201: Modern Sociological Theory

Spring 2020
SOCIOL 376-201: Modern Sociological Theory

Fall 2019
GLOBAL 311-201: Contexts for Global Management

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.