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Shobha Hamal Gurung is an Assistant Professor of Sociology at Southern Utah University, and the core faculty member of Women and Gender Studies Minor Program. Her areas of teaching and research include gender and work, culture, globalization, transnationalism and diaspora, sex trafficking and human rights, and South Asian studies. Some of her notable publications include “Women Weavers in Nepal: Between Global Market and Local Craft Production” (in the book The Power of Women’s Informal Networks); “Nepali Female Migrants and Informalization of Domestic and Care Work: Service or Servitude?” (In the Journal of Workplace Rights); and “Growing Up Hindu: Mapping the Memories of a Nepali Woman in the United States” (in the book Living Religions).