Natasha Kumar Warikoo

Natasha Kumar Warikoo

PhD in Sociology, 2005.
Associate Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education.
Natasha Kumar Warikoo


Natasha Kumar Warikoo latest book, The Rules of the Game: Asian Americans, Whites, and the Quest for Excellence in Suburban America, will be published by thge University of Chicago Press.

Elected Guggenheim Fellow, 2017.

The Diversity Bargain, by Natasha Kumar WarikooNatasha Warikoo's second book, The Diversity Bargain: And Other Dilemmas of Race, Admissions, and Meritocracy at Elite Universities, lluminates how undergraduates attending Ivy League universities and Oxford University conceptualize race and meritocracy. University of Chicago Press (2016).

Honorable Mention, American Sociological Association Section on Racial and Ethnic MinoritiesOliver Cromwell Cox Best Book Award, 2018.

Honorable Mention, Society for the Study of Social Problems Racial and Ethnic Minorities Division Eduardo Bonilla-Silva Book Award, 2018.

Critics’ Choice Book Award, American Educational Studies Association, 2018.

Balancing ActsNatasha Kumar Warikoo's first book, Balancing Acts: Youth Culture in the Global City, analyzes how youth cultures among children of immigrants are related to their orientations toward schooling through ethnographic, interview, and survey data in diverse New York and London high schools. University of California Press (2011).

Winner of the Thomas and Znaneicki Best Book Award from the International Migration Section of the American Sociological Association, 2012.

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