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Curriculum Vitae of SHEKHAR KRISHNAN

EDUCATION Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
PhD in the History and Anthropology of Science and Technology (HASTS), 2005 to present
Eli and Dorothy Berman Institute Fellowship, 2006-2007
Exchange Scholar, Columbia University Middle Eastern & Asian Languages and Civilizations (MEALAC), 2006-2007
School of Oriental & African Studies (SOAS), University of London, U.K.
M.A. with Merit in South Asian Studies, 1999
Thesis on The Analytics of Caste Power in Modern India (awarded Distinction)
Major and Dissertation in Political Studies, Minors in History of Science and Anthropology
Georgetown University School of Foreign Service, Washington, D.C., U.S.A.
B.S.F.S. (Bachelor of Science in Foreign Service) with Honors, Class of 1998
Certificate in Asian Studies and SFS Honors Thesis on Critical Possibilities in Subaltern Studies
The Hill School, Pottstown, Pennsylvania, U.S.A.
Class of 1993, Honor Roll, Prefect, 1993 Bissell Prize for English Composition & Literature
EMPLOYMENT EntropyFree LLC, Brooklyn, New York
Managing Partner, June 2008 to Present
Project Manager, NYPL Maps Division Historical Map Rectifier, June 2008 to Present
Consultant, Library of Congress for Geographic Metadata Remediation, October 2009 to Present

CRIT (Collective Research Initiatives Trust), Mumbai
Executive Member, January 2004 to Present
Principal Investigator, Mumbai Community GIS Project, May 2005 to Present

Center for History and New Media (CHNM), George Mason University
Technology Evangelist, Zotero Project, March 2007 to June 2008
Srishti School of Art, Design & Technology, Bangalore
Researcher in Residence, July 2004 to July 2005
Mahiti Infotech, Bangalore
Consultant, January 2004 to July 2005
Kamala Raheja Vidyanidhi Institute of Architecture (KRVIA), Mumbai
Visiting Faculty, January 2004 to July 2005
PUKAR (Partners for Urban Knowledge Action & Research), Mumbai
Associate Director, August 2002 to August 2003
Principal Investigator, Post-Industrial Landscapes Project, August 2002 to August 2003
Founding Coordinator, January 2001 to August 2002
Mumbai Study Group, Academy of Architecture at Rachana Sansad, Mumbai
Founder and Joint Convenor, September 2000 to May 2002
The Globalization Project, University of Chicago
Research Assistant to Professor Arjun Appadurai in Mumbai, September 2000 to January 2001
India Centre for Human Rights & Law, Mumbai
Labour Researcher, June 2000 to January 2001
Girangaon Bachao Andolan (Movement to Save the Mill Districts), Mumbai
Researcher/Publicist, October 1999 to May 2000
INTERNSHIPS Centre for South Asian Studies, SOAS, University of London
Administrative Intern to Director Stuart Blackburn, September 1998 to May 1999
Indian Express Newsline, Mumbai
News Reporter and Feature Writer, July to September 1997
CNN (Cable News Network), Washington, D.C.
Assistant to Producer Peter Bergen, Impact (CNN & Time on Special Assignment), December 1996 to June 1997
Overseas Development Council, Washington, D.C.
Media Assistant, September to December 1996
Embassy of India, Washington, D.C.
Intern to Minister and First Secretary, Political Wing, January to June 1995
Georgetown University South Asian Society, Washington, D.C.
Co-President, September 1994 to May 1995
South Asian Review Editor-in-Chief, September 1994 to May 1995
Students for Central & Eastern Europe, Washington, D.C. and Prague, Czech Republic
European Office Director, Prague, May to August 1994
Assistant Director, Washington D.C., September 1993 to May 1994

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