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Meghana Nayak

Faculty Advisor

Dyson College of Arts and Sciences

Political Science - NYC

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BA , Southwestern University
Honors Psychology/Women's Studies

PhD , University of Minnesota
Political Science


Nayak, M. V. Review of Sara McKinnon, Gendered Asylum.

Nayak, M. V. (2017, March). What Happens After the Women's March? Gender and immigrant/refugee rights.

Nayak, M. V. Gendered Insecurity and Migration in Global Politics. .

Nayak, M. V. (2016). “Paul Amar, The Security Archipelago: Human-Security States, Sexuality Politics, and the End of Neoliberalism,”.

Nayak, M. V. “Discourses of Democracy and Gender: Rethinking Feminism as the Redemption of Arabs and Muslims,”. Critical Approaches to the Arab Uprisings: International Relations and Democracy Promotion. I.B. Tauris.

Nayak, M. V. (2015). “L.H.M. Ling: The Dao of World Politics: Towards a Post Westphalian, Worldist International Relations,”. Vol 17 (Issue 2) , pages 356.

Nayak, M. V. (2015). Who is Worthy of Protection? Gender-Based Asylum and U.S. Immigration Politics. New York, U.S.: Oxford University Press. http://global.oup.com/academic/product/who-is-worthy-of-protection-9780199397624?cc=us&lang=en&

Nayak, M. V. Feminist Perspectives on the Human Rights of Non-Citizens: The Dynamics of Gender-Based Asylum. Signs.

Nayak, M. V. Pedagogical Approaches to Teaching about Global Activism: Solidarity Despite American Exceptionalism. International Studies Perspectives.

Nayak, M. V. The Debates Around Consent on College Campuses. Signs.

Nayak, M. V. (2014, December). Rethinking Queer International Relations' Straight Allies. International Studies Review. Vol 16 (Issue 4)

Nayak, M. V. Remaking the Global: Social Media and Undocumented Immigrants in the U.S.. chapter, Popular Culture and World Politics, Routledge. Routledge Press.


Nayak, M. V. (2015, February). International Studies Association. "The Contributions of Kathryn Sikkink's Work to Human Rights Teaching and Pedagogy".


The politics of gender violence; refugees, asylum seekers, and immigrants; U.S. foreign policy; human rights


  • National Women's Studies Association , August 2010
  • International Studies Association , August 1999
    professional membership-only organization of political scientists and other professional academics and practitioners involved in the study and practice of global politics


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