Goutam Merh, MA

Goutam earned a master’s degree from Banaras Hindu University in Varanasi, India, in 1989. He has taught Hindi for more than 12 years for study abroad programs in India and worked with Antioch University’s Buddhist studies program and for On-Site Language Service’s International Language Learning program. Goutam previously worked with SIT’s India: Sustainable Development and Social Change program.

Goutam is fluent in Hindi, Bangala, Gujarati, Bhojpuri, Brij, and English and is an expert on Indian culture.


  • MA, Banaras Hindu University
Goutam Merh, MA

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