Magna Mohapatra

Credentials: She/Her

Position title: Graduate Student


Cultural Anthropology

Magna Mohapatra is a doctoral student in Cultural Anthropology. She is currently working on decolonial political humour in South Asia. Her research interests encompass decoloniality, political humour, political violence and theorization of South Asian politics. She has presented and published papers in national and international conferences and journals. Magna has completed her M.A. and MPhil. in Sociology and Social Anthropology at South Asian University, New Delhi, where she graduated Summa cum laude as a Presidential Scholar. She looks forward to contributing to anthropological research methodologies in her time in the United States.