South Asian Studies Institute

Faculty associates

Those faculty who teach in the Canada India Studies Program are appointed to the SASI by the Director as Faculty Associates. Their participation in joint research activities and in collaborative work supports the SASI research mandate.

Dr. Satwinder Kaur Bains

Senior Associate; Director: SASI; University Advisor: Canada-India Relations

Social, Cultural, & Media Studies

Abbotsford campus, F115

Phone: 604 (854) 4547

Toll Free: 1-888-504-7441

email Satwinder Kaur

Dr. Nilufer E. Bharucha

Senior Faculty Associate; Coordinator of the Indo-Canadian Studies Centre, University of Mumbai

email Nilufer E.

Dr. Rajnish Dhawan

‌Senior Faculty Associate


Abbotsford campus, B378

Phone: 604-392-7333

email Rajnish

Dr. Cherie Enns, MA, MCIP

Senior Faculty Associate

Physical Geography

Abbotsford campus, A406g

Phone: 604-504-7441

email Cherie

Dr. Garry Fehr

Associate Vice-President

Research, Engagement, and Graduate Studies

Abbotsford campus, G290J

Phone: (604) 557-4074

email Garry

Dr. B.S Ghuman

Senior Faculty Associate, Punjabi University, Patiala

email B.S

Mary-Anne MacDougall

Senior Faculty Associate


Abbotsford campus, G193B

Phone: (604) 504-7441

email Mary-Anne

Dr. David Milobar

Faculty Associate


Abbotsford campus, D3116

Phone: 604-504-7441, local 4375

email David

Dr. Nicola Mooney

Senior Faculty Associate

Social, Cultural, & Media Studies

Abbotsford campus, D3033

Phone: 604-504-7441, local 4175

email Nicola

Dr. Prabhjot Parmar

Faculty Associate


Abbotsford campus, T127

Phone: 604-504-7441, local 4472

email Prabhjot

Sharanjit Kaur Sandhra

Senior Faculty Associate, Coordinator: South Asian Studies Institute


Abbotsford campus, F131

Phone: (604) 851-6325

Toll Free: 1 888 504 7441

email Sharanjit Kaur

Dr. Jon Thomas

BC Regional Innovation Chair in Canada-India Partnership Development

Abbotsford campus, F133

Toll Free: 1-888-504-7441

email Jon

Yvon Dandurand

Faculty Advisor Emeritus

Criminology & Criminal Justice

Abbotsford campus, A203h

Phone: 604-504-7441,local 4309

email Yvon

Dr. Susan Fisher‌

Faculty Associate Emeritus


email Susan

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