Visiting Scholars

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AGSC is currently accepting applications for the Visiting Scholars Program for Fall 2021 and Spring 2022.
Please visit the Visiting Scholar Program page for further information.

Spring/Summer/ Fall 2021 [remote]

Marianne MasonMarianne Mason, Associate Professor of Spanish

Translation/Interpretation and Linguistics, James Madison University

Research: forensic linguistics, discourse of police interviews/interrogations,
invocations for counsel (Miranda case law), and police discourse with vulnerable populations and racialized groups


Fall 2020/Spring 2021 [deferred]

Hannah Palmer

Hannah Palmer

Program Manager, Academic Programs, Center for Latin American Studies, Tulane University

Research: Writing Maya Women: Genre, Gender and Identity in contemporary Yucatec Maya literatures”


Spring 2020

Kelly AlleyKelly Alley

Alma Holladay Professor of Anthropology, Auburn University

Research : Water and wastewater management in north India; environmental law and policy in South Asia; infrastructure development across High Mountain Asia (the Himalayas)

Dr. 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: