Dr. Yasmin Saikia

Dr. Yasmin Saikia is the Hardt-Nickachos Chair in Peace Studies and Professor of History at the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict at Arizona State University. Her research and teaching interests straddle peace studies, history and religion with a focus on gender issues, conflict transformation, and Islamic values. She is the author of three monographs, one edited volume, and numerous articles and book-chapters. She's written Fragmented Memories: Struggling to be Tai-Ahom in Assam (2005) and Women, War and the Making of Bangladesh: Remembering 1971 (2011)