Asif Agha

Professor, Anthropology

Ph.D. (1990) University of Chicago

Appointments:  Graduate Groups in Linguistics, History and Sociology of Science, Folklore, South Asian Studies, International Studies, and the Graduate School of Education; Affiliated Faculty, Asian American Studies; Associate Member, Center for East Asian Studies; Consulting Curator, Asian Section, University Museum

Office Location: 
511 University Museum
Phone: 
215-898-4110
Research Interests: 

Role of language in establishing and maintaining social relations; Metaphor and tropes; Registers of language; Discourse analysis