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News Item Shaili Jain, MD, on her family legacy and PTSD

In her clinical practice, Shaili Jain, MD, works with veterans suffering from PTSD who are returning from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. She spearheads a pilot program based on veterans supporting veterans, aptly called the Peer Support Program.

News Item Welcoming 14 New Affiliates

Please join us in welcoming  fourteen new graduate student affiliates to the Abbasi Program community and Stanford.

Tanvir Ahmed (Religious Studies): Sufism, Shi’ism, pre-modern religious landscapes, dissent

Dean Chahim (Anthropology): Afghanistan, political economy, development, science and technology studies, political ecology

Byron Gray (Anthropology): South Asian Islam, Shari’ah as state and non-state law, Islamic feminism, transnationalism