Dr. Veena Khandke started her teaching career at Mithibai College, in Mumbai, India. After graduating with a Ph.D. in human development from UC Davis, Khandke has taught interdisciplinary courses in Human Development, Psychology, Women and Gender Studies, Cultural Studies, Poverty Studies and Asian Studies at UC Davis, Middlebury College, USC Upstate, Greenville Technical College and Furman University.

Experience in Asia

  • Co-Director of Furman University's India Study Away Program: 2009, 2011, 2013.
Name Title Description

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Human Development in Asia

Examination of the recent rise of Asia while considering the uneven growth and development across Asia including the challenges of poverty, gender inequality, human rights, energy security and environmental degradation in the most populous region of the world.

  • Bridge–Builder Award, awarded by the office of Diversity Programs, USC Upstate in 2003;
  • Exemplary Faculty Award, awarded by the Center for Women's Studies and Programs, USC Upstate in 2000.
  • Poverty, Health, Gender & Human Rights in developing countries
  • Maternal-child health
  • Human Development across the lifespan and the Asian Diaspora
Education
Ph.D.
University of California, Davis
M.A.
University of Mumbai, India
B.A.
Mithibai College, University of Mumbai, India

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