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Aparna Nair, PhD
Faculty Fellow

Aparna Nair is currently Assistant Professor at the History of Science department and her work examines the relationship between disability and colonialism in British India; the histories of public health (quarantine/vaccination) in India; epilepsy, gender and personhood in modern south India, as well as the representations of disability and chronic illness (especially epilepsy) in popular culture. She also designed the Unlearning Ableism workshops offered through the DEI at OU, and believes in translating disability studies scholarship into practice in and out of the classroom.