Chaithra Puttaswamy

PhD (SOAS, London)

Associate Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences

Research Interest



  • PhD, SOAS, London, 2009
  • M.Sc., (Engineering), IISc, Bangalore, 1975
  • M.A., JNU Delhi, 2002
  • B.Sc., Bangalore University, 2000



  • 2009. Structure of Verbs in Malto.Journal of South Asian Languages.Vol2. No.1

  • 2009. Valence Adjusting Operations in Malto presented at SALA 28, Univ of Texas, Denton

  • 2009. Classifiers in Malto presented at LDLT3, SOAS, London

  • Projects: Documentation and Description Of Malto funded by the Endangered Languages Documentation Project between 2005 and 2006

  • Documentation of Malto funded by IIT, Kanpur 2010-11


  • Felix Scholarship 2004-2008 to pursue PhD at SOAS, London



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