Shashank Saini

Shashank Saini is a doctoral student of Anthropology at the University of Pennsylvania. His research focuses on understanding violence in the face of rapid transformations in the political economy of urban India. Shashank’s dissertation research uses the optic of gendered embodiment, particularly masculinity to understand the subject making processes of male youth residing in peri-urban settings in Delhi.


Dual degree student with the Department of South Asian Studies and the Department of Anthropology.