Selected CV


Associate Professor of Gender, Women + Sexuality Studies
University of Maryland, Baltimore County  2011-


Ph.D.  University of Washington, Feminist Studies

B.A.     Emory University, Women’s Studies and Political Science



High-Tech Housewives: Indian IT Workers, Gendered Labor and Transmigration. University of Washington Press, 2018.

Bhatt, Amy and Nalini Iyer (co-authors). Roots and Reflections: South Asians in the Pacific Northwest. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 2013.


“The Butterfly Effects of Women’s Studies.” Feminist Studies 44, no. 2 (2018): pp. 379-395.

 Bhatt, Amy, Madhavi Murty, and Priti Ramamurthy. “Hegemonic Developments: The New Indian Middle Class, Gendered Subalterns, and Diasporic Returnees in the Event of Neoliberalism.” Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society 36, no. 1 (2010): 127-152.

Chapters in Books

“From Students to Spouses: Gender and Labour in Indian Transnationalism,” in The Routledge Handbook of Indian Transnationalism, edited by Ajaya K. Sahoo and Bandana Purkayastha.

“Resident ‘Non-Resident’ Indians: Gender, Labor and the Return to India,” in Transnational Migration to Asia: The Question of Return, edited by Michiel Baas. Amsterdam: University of Amsterdam Press, 2015, 55-72.


Fecundity, Fertility Control, and Feminist “Alliances.” GLQ: A Journal of Lesbian and Gay Studies 23, no. 4 (2017): 599-601.

“The Technological Indian.” Journal of American History 104, no. 1, (2017): 214–215.

“South Asian Feminisms.” Signs: A Journal of Women in Culture and Society 40, no. 1, (2014): 263-268.


Interviewer. Box 2 (1-14) and Box 3 (1-12), Oral history interviews of the South Asian Oral History Project, Accession No. 5415-001, University of Washington Libraries.


“At Home in Globalization: Social Reproduction, Transnational Migration and the Circulating Indian IT Worker,” University of Washington Dissertation, June 2011.

“Family Planning in India: Politics, Population, Pressures, and People’s Participation.”  Emory University Honor’s Thesis, May 2002.