Visiting Scholars

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AGSC is currently accepting applications for the Visiting Scholars Program for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021.
Please visit the Visiting Scholar Program page for further information.

Spring 2020 AGSC Visiting Scholar: Kelly Alley

Kelly AlleyDr. Alley is visiting from Auburn University where she is the Alma Holladay Professor of Anthropology. Dr. Alley is interested in getting to know Georgia Tech and Georgia State faculty and students who are interested in South Asia. In her research, she focuses on water and wastewater management in north India, environmental law and policy in South Asia, and infrastructure development across High Mountain Asia (the Himalayas). She would like to arrange a brown bag lunch series that brings together faculty and students interested in South Asian Studies and would like to know who may be interested in participating. She would also like to know about faculty interests in the SDG 6, water and sanitation. She has a current NSF project looking at the acceptability and functionality of  decentralized systems of wastewater treatment, especially those in housing societies, universities and hotels in India. She can be reached at: or Her ResearchGate site on her published work is: