Aniket Aga

Assistant Professor


Ph.D., Yale University (anthropology)

M.Phil, Yale University (anthropology)

M.S. Marshall School of Business, University of Southern California
(Quantitative and qualitative research methods, organization behavior, social theory, social psychology)

B.Tech, (IIT) Indian Institute of Technology (electronics and electrical communication engineering)

(734) 763-3095


Aniket Aga, PhD, is three-year tenure with the Michigan Society of Fellows began in September 2016. He recently completed his PhD work in Sociocultural Anthropology at Yale University. His interests lie at the intersection of Science & Technology Studies (STS) and the Anthropology of Democracy. Aga's dissertation research focuses on the ongoing debate over Genetically Modified (GM) crops, in particular food crops, in India in order to analyze the relationship between science and politics in the world’s largest democracy.

  • Wenner-Gren Foundation Dissertation Research Grant (2013-14).
  • Grant from the Coca-Cola World Fund at Yale for Pre-Dissertation Research (2012).
  • MacMillan Center, Yale University, Pre-dissertation Research Grant (2011).


  • American Anthropological Association
  • Association of Asian Studies
  • Society for the Social Studies of Science


Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Critical Management Society of the Academy of Management (2009).