Maxine Weisgrau

Region of Interest

South Asia

Primary Country of Residence

United States of America


Associate Professor (Visiting)


Barnard College, New York


Mailing Address

Barnard College
Department of Anthropology
411 Milbank Hall
New York, NY 10027 USA

Phone/Fax Number(s)

phone: 212-854-2236

Countries of Specialization


Research Interests

Research areas and interests:
Tribal identity / religion / ritual;
Bhils; Rajasthan; NGOs, India


Forthcoming. Experiencing Life and Death Before Birth.
Prospect Heights, IL: Waveland Press.

1999a. Beyond the Boundaries of Belief: Readings in the
Anthropology of Religion. Co-edited with Morton Klass. Boulder: Westview.

1999b. "Vedic and Hindu Traditions" In Religion and Culture: An
Anthropological Focus. Ray Scupin, ed. New York: Prentice Hall.

In press. "Rajasthan," "Tribalism and Tribal Identity" and "Gavri"
In South Asian Folklore: An Encyclopedia. NY: Garland Press.

1997. Interpreting Development: Local Histories, Local Strategies.
Lanham, Md.: University Press of America.


Tribal identity ; religion ; ritual ; Bhils ; Rajasthan ; NGOs ; ...