Southern Asian Studies Librarian
Laura Ring is a Subject Specialist in South and Southeast Asian Studies and Anthropology. She supports research and teaching in these fields by:
- Developing and managing Library collections
- Offering individual consultations and group workshops
- Providing bibliographic description and subject analysis for Indic-language materials
- Developing digital resources through grant-funded projects
Laura earned a PhD in Anthropology from the University of Chicago, with ethnographic fieldwork in Pakistan. She is the author of Zenana: Everyday Peace in a Karachi Apartment Building (Indiana University Press). Laura also holds an MS in Library and Information Science from UIUC, and a BA in Anthropology from Hampshire College.