Neha Vora, associate professor of anthropology and sociology, was quoted in a New York Times article that explored the popularity of cricket among South Asian workers in Qatar, where soccer has always been touted as the most popular sport, and how the lack of recognition of cricket reflects an “ambivalence in Qatar” toward people from Asia.

“They’re legally precarious,” Vora said in the article. “They’re placed in the situation where they’re technically not meant to settle down.”

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