Hari Sharma

Professor Emeritus
Sociology & Anthropology


In Memoriam: 1934-2010

Dr. Hari Sharma received his Ph.D. from Cornell. He taught at the University of Delhi and the University of California at Los Angeles before coming to Simon Fraser University in 1968. His areas of research interests included sociological theory, Marxism, social change, peasantry, revolutionary movements in the Third World (with special emphasis on South Asia), the labour process in the marginal sectors of the economy, social change in post-revolutionary societies (China, the USSR, eastern Europe, etc), nation-building among Canadian aboriginal peoples, and South Asia.

A glimpse of his remarkable life in the obituary prepared by Chin Bannerjee
Stacy Pigg

Hari's contributions to First Nations in the BC Interior
Ron and Marianne Ignace

Photo Collection by Hari Sharma (used by permission)