Deepak Mehta

Deepak Mehta is Associate Professor in Sociology at Shiv Nadar University, India, and co-editor, Contributions to Indian Sociology. His research interests centre around the study of material culture, the sociology of Muslim groups in India and law and the sociology of violence. He is the author of Work, Ritual, Biography: A Muslim Community in North India (1996) and Living with Violence: An Anthropology of Events and Everyday Life (with Roma Chatterji) (2007), and co-edited Riot Discourses (2007).