Scholar and Berkeley Sociology PhD Gail Omvedt Dies at 81

Dr. Gail Omvedt passed away on August 25, 2021 at her home in India. She was 81. 
 
Dr. Omvedt earned her PhD in sociology from UC Berkeley in 1973 for her dissertation titled, "Cultural Revolt in a Colonial Society: The Non-Brahman Movement in Western India, 1873-1930." 
 
For more on her scholarship and activism, please see her Berkeley bio here and her obituary in the New York Times here