Sarah Beckham

Position title: Associate Director

Center for South Asia

Sarah Beckham

Sarah received her Ph.D. in Linguistics in 2019, with a research focus on Marathi loanword phonology. While still a graduate student, she worked as a Hindi instructor in the Department of Asian Languages & Cultures at UW-Madison. She also has experience serving as the Hindi-Urdu Pedagogy Specialist for the SAFLI, SASLI, and Project GO programs here. Her current position is Associate Director at the UW-Madison’s Center for South Asia.

Research interests: Phonology, Hindi and languages of India

Awards: Foreign Languages and Area Studies (FLAS) Fellowship 2011-2012 for the study of Hindi

Teaching Experience: While a graduate student, Sarah worked as a Teaching Assistant for Ling 101/301, and also has years of experience as a lecturer in Hindi.