Usha Jain

Senior Lecturer

M.A. Agra University, India (History) 1960
M.A. UC Berkeley (Asian Studies) 1964

(510) 642-2255
Address & Office Hours: 

Mondays & Fridays 10:30 - 11:30 and by appointment in 347A Dwinelle Hall

Curriculum Vitae: 

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), and Intermediate Hindi Multimedia Reader, an interactive computer courseware CD-ROM (2000). 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 two new textbooks, Advanced Hindi Grammar and Advanced Hindi Reader.