Reena Patel

Writer, Geographer, and Foreign Service Officer in Berlin, Germany

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Reena Patel, Ph.D. is a feminist geographer and author of Working the Night Shift: Women in India's Call Center Industry. Information about the book is available at Stanford University Press.

As a foreign service officer, she has worked in Spain and Mexico, and has also spent time in the Sinai Peninsula, Iraq, and the USUN in New York. In addition to living in various parts of the United States--Massachusetts, California, Hawaii, Texas, New York, and Arizona--she previously served as a Peace Corps Volunteer in Ghana.

Raised in Massachusetts, Reena is a first-generation American from an Indian family. Her parents emigrated from East Africa over 40 years ago.

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  • Work
    • U.S. Department of State
  • Education
    • University of Texas at Austin
    • Arizona State University