Torang Asadi (Religion and Modernity) recently defended her doctoral dissertation "Quantum Regimes: Genealogies of Virtual Matter and Healing the New Age Body," and is set to graduate in May, 2021. Dr. David Morgan chaired her committee and Drs. Mark Chaves, Louise Meintjes, Yaakov Ariel, and Alireza Doostdar also served on her committee. In addition to the usual fellowship awarded PhD students in the program, Asadi received several competitive fellowships to fund her work- the Bass Instructional Fellowship: Teaching Assistant (2020-2021) and the Instructor of Record (2020-2021, 2017-2018) funded by the Anne T. and Robert M. Bass Endowment Fund, and the Julian Price Graduate Fellowship for 2018-2019. She also received a Graduate Student Training Enhancement Grant with Duke Interdisciplinary Studies for 2018-2019.
Currently, Asadi is a program coordinator for LAMP (Language, Arts & Media Program) at Duke.
We wish her all the best in her future endeavors!