Scholar in Residence

Krishnendu Ray

February 24, 2020 to February 29, 2020

Krishnendu Ray received his Ph.D. in Sociology from SUNY Binghamton in 2001. He holds a master’s degree in Political Science from Delhi University, India. Prior to joining the NYU faculty in 2005, Krishnendu was a faculty member and an Acting Associate Dean for Curriculum Development at The Culinary Institute of America (CIA).

A food studies scholar, he is the author of The Migrant’s Table: Meals and Memories in Bengali-American Households (Temple University, 2004). He co-edited (with Tulasi Srinivas) Curried Cultures: Globalization, Food and South Asia (University of California Press, 2012). His most recent monograph is The Ethnic Restaurateur (Bloomsbury 2016).

As part of his residence, Prof. Krishnendu will give a talk on Tuesday Feb 25 afternoon. The announcement for his talk is listed on our event page.

Prof. Krishnendu will also meet with Culinaria graduate students during his stay from Feb 26 to feb. 29. Stay tuned for more information.

To Students in the Collaborative Specialization program: This seminar is part of the Culinaria Seminar Series SRM 3333H.