Triloki N Pandey

TitleProfessor
DivisionSocial Sciences Division
DepartmentAnthropology Department
AffiliationsAmerican Studies Department,
South Asia Studies,
Legal Studies
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Triloki N Pandey

Research Interests

Triloki Pandey's research centers on tribal cultures in India, Nepal, and the American Southwest. He has done fieldwork among the Zuni, Hopi, and the Navajo of the American Southwest, and more recently among the Tharus of India and Nepal and among the Khasi, Garo, and Naga of the northeastern India. He has focused mainly on politics, religion, life, history, and the impact of literacy. His work also has comparative and historical dimensions.

Biography, Education and Training

B.A., M.A., University of Lucknow
M.A., University of Cambridge
Ph. D., University of Chicago

Selected Publications


  • "Patterns of Leadership in Western Pueblo Society." In North American Indian Anthropology: Essays on Society and Culture, R. DeMallie and A. Ortiz, eds. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press, 1994.

  • Tribes in Indian Society. New York: St. Martin's Press, forthcoming.

  • "A Theocracy in Transition: Zuni Politics, 1850-1980." Manuscript

  • "Life History of Flora Zuni." In preparation.

Teaching Interests

Native peoples of America, cultures of India, political anthropology, anthropological theories, and comparisons in anthropology.