Gayatri Reddy

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Gayatri Reddy
Nationality Indian
Alma mater Delhi University, B.A. in Psychology, Columbia University, M.A in Anthropology, Emory University, PhD in Anthropology
Occupation Anthropologist, professor
Employer University of Illinois at Chicago
Organization Steering committee, Kinsey Institute University Consortium for Sexuality Research and Training
Known for Contributions to queer and gender studies

Gayatri Reddy is an Indian anthropologist who has also made contributions to queer and gender studies.

Reddy received her PhD in Anthropology in 2000 from Emory University after M.A in Anthropology from Columbia University and B.A. in Psychology from Delhi University. She is currently an associate professor in Anthropology and Gender and Women's Studies at the University of Illinois at Chicago. Reddy has carried out fieldwork on a community of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh in India. Her current research is on male queer identity among South Asian immigrants to the US.

Reddy is the Association for Feminist Anthropology Program Chair for 2007,[1] and a member of the steering committee for the University Consortium for Sexuality Research and Training at the Kinsey Institute.[2]


  1. ^ "Business Meeting Minutes" (– SCHOLAR SEARCH), Association for Feminist Anthropology, November 16, 2006, retrieved 2007-10-23 [dead link]
  2. ^ "Steering Committee", Kinsey Institute, retrieved 2007-10-23 

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