Executive Board

The SAOA Executive Board consists of both elected and ex officio members.

Three representatives from SAOA members are elected to three year terms by the members of SAMP.  The terms of office of these elected members are staggered, so that one seat on the SAOA Executive Board becomes open each year.  Membership on the Executive Board is limited to two consecutive terms.  The current SAMP Chairperson (ex officio) and a representative from the Center for Research Libraries (non-voting ex officio) are also members of the SAOA Executive Board.

The Executive Board selects a Chair from among its members for a two-year term; reappointment is permitted.

Current Executive Board

Featured: Unique Urdu and Hindi Collection

Prof. Robert Phillips, lecturer for the Program in South Asian Studies at Princeton University, teaches courses in Hindi-Urdu and South Asian Studies, and has used both South Asia Materials Project (SAMP) and CRL resources to support different research, writing, and teaching projects.

Accessing Āmukha in SAMP’s holdings offered an opportunity to incorporate the crucial - but often less-collected - genre of the little magazine into his research on Hindi modernism and a subsequent conference presentation.