Kalindi Vora

Kalindi Vora is Associate Professor for Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies and Director of the Feminist Research Institute (FRI) at University of California, Davis. Her research is situated in feminist science and technology studies, postcolonial and transnational South Asian and diaspora studies, critical race studies, and cultural studies of gendered labor and globalization. In her most recent book, Life Support: Biocapital and the New History of Outsourced Labor (2015), Vora uses a combination of ethnographic, literary, and cultural studies methods to examine the ongoing legacies of colonial biopolitics in contemporary transnational Indian labor markets. With Neda Atanasoski, she is the co-author of the forthcoming book Surrogate Humanity: Race, Technoliberalism and the Engineering of Contested Futures.