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Faculty Biography - Madhuri Deshmukh

Faculty Biography - Madhuri Deshmukh

Madhuri Deshmukh

Professor of English

B.A. Loyola University of Chicago
M.A. Loyola University of Chicago
Ph.D. Loyola University of Chicago

847.376.7032
mdeshmuk@oakton.edu
Room 2807 Des Plaines


Personal Statement

Madhuri Deshmukh holds a PhD in English from Loyola University and is currently researching the devotional poems and songs of medieval women in India.

Last year she was the co-leader of a Fulbright-Hays Group Study Abroad. The participants spent over five weeks in India studying Gandhi and Globalization. She is pictured above with Vandana Shiva, one of the activists and intellectuals with whom the participants met.


Alumni Profile

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In spite of having a bachelor’s degree, Anita Taylor ’86 wasn’t sure what she wanted to do with her life. She found her niche at Oakton.

 

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