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Asian studies educator

Usha Saksena Nilsson, Indian Asian studies educator. Member Association Asian Studies, American Academy Religion, Modern Language Association, Association Indians in American.

Background

Nilsson, Usha Saksena was born on December 24, 1931 in Uttar Pradesh, India. Came to the United States, 1961.

Education

Doctor of Philosophy, Allahabad University, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1961. Postgraduate, Indiana University, 1963.

Career

Lecturer Allahabad University, India, 1959-1961. Assistant professor department Asian Studies University Wisconsin, Madison, 1964-1968, associate professor, 1968-1976, professor, since 1977. Consultant, language coordinator Peace Corps, Milwaukee, 1964.

Achievements

  • Avocations: music; gardening.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Shesh Yatra, 1984. (collection short stories) Meri Priy Kahaniyan, 1976 (Premchand prize of India 1976).

Membership

Member Association Asian Studies, American Academy Religion, Modern Language Association, Association Indians in American.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: music; gardening.

Connections

Married Per Nykrog, January 2, 1981.

spouse:
Per Nykrog