The University of the Incarnate Word
Dr. Lopita Nath is the Chair of the History Department and the Director of the Asian Studies Program at the University of the Incarnate Word. She is also the Vice-Chair of the Ettling Center for Civic Leadership at the university. Dr. Nath is an expert on migration in Asia and issues of human displacement, refugees, and human rights. In 2003, she authored her first book, The Nepalis in Assam: Cross Border Movements and Ethnicity, (Minerva: Kolkata, India). Her current research is on the Bhutanese refugee resettlement in the United States. Dr. Nath has presented at several U.S. and International conferences, and published several articles and book chapters on her research. She is the past president of the Southwest Conference on Asian Studies, Coordinator of the European, Middle-Eastern and Asian Studies at the Southwest Historical Association and serves on the boards of the Catholic Charities and the Institute of Texan Cultures.