Anita Anantharamaanita

Associate Professor

Areas of Interest/Research

Transnational Feminism
Postcolonial Theory
Food Politics and Sustainability
Women, Business, and Leadership


My research interests are in the fields of gender studies, transnational politics, and social justice movements, particularly around issues of food and sustainability. My MBA training highlights my commitment to women and leadership training. I have won awards for my teaching and research from USAID-MEAS, J. William Fulbright, and the U.S. Department of Education. I hold a BA from Columbia University, a PhD from the University of California, Berkeley and an MBA from the Hough Graduate School of Business, University of Florida. I am also the founder of LeaderLync, an Education technology platform launched through the Hatchery Program at Florida Innovation Hub. LeaderLync is an online application that incentivizes and tracks student leadership at the high school and university level.

Contact Information

Phone: (352) 273-0383
Office: 203 UST

Office Hours (Spring 2017 semester):
Thursdays 9:30am-11:30am, and by appointment

Mailing address:
203 Ustler Hall
Box 117352
Gainesville, FL 32611