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Usha Jain

Senior Lecturer - Hindi
South & South East Asian Studies, Hindi

Mrs. Usha Jain teaches all levels of Hindi and was nominated one of "The Top 28 Professors" in a survey done by the Associated Students of the University of California Primer (1976). She is also the recipient of the UC Berkeley Distinguished Teaching Award for 2001-2002. Mrs. Jain is the author of Introduction to Hindi Grammar (1995), Intermediate Hindi Reader (1999), Intermediate Hindi Multimedia Reader, an interactive computer courseware CD-ROM (2000) and Advanced Hindi Grammar (2007). She is also the author of The Gujaratis of San Francisco (1989) and co-author, with K. Schomer and G. Reinhard, of Basic Vocabulary for Hindi and Urdu (1983). She is currently working on a new textbook titled An Advanced Hindi Reader.