University of Wisconsin–Madison

Siddharth Menon

Ph.D. Student


M.A., Geography, University of Colorado Boulder, 2018.

Graduate Certificate in Development Studies, University of Colorado Boulder, 2018. 

B.Arch., Architecture, University of Mumbai, 2011.

Research Areas

Economic Geography & Critical Development Studies, Cultural Geography & Infrastructure Studies, STS & Political Ecology, Ethnographic Field Methods, Concrete, Building Construction Materials, Kerala, India. 

Current Research

My dissertation research looks at an ethnography of concrete as a building construction material in peri-urban Kochi, Kerala to highlight the macro and micro processes through which concrete is becoming a dominant and ubiquitous building material across rural & peri-urban India.

Courses Taught

Teaching Assistant, GEOG 101- Introduction to Human Geography


Center for South Asia

Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies

Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE)

Contact Information


Mailing Address:

Geography Department
550 N Park St
Madison WI 53706-1404


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