Kanishka Elupula

Kanishka Elupula

Ph.D. Candidate in the Department of Anthropology
Portrait of Kanishka Elupula

Kanishka Elupula is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Anthropology at Harvard University. His research examines caste in elite educational and corporate workspaces in India, particularly in the context of liberalization and the rise of market-centered development discourses. More generally, he is interested in the themes of middle-classes, caste, and the politics of development in contemporary India.

Kanishka received a bachelors degree in Business from Delhi University, and a Master’s degree in Economics from the Center for Economic Studies and Planning, at Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi.