Indian-American professor missing on hike in Washington State


An Indian-American professor has been missing since Saturday October 10, according to the Mount Rainier National Park in Washington State.

The Park tweeted from its verified handle @MountRainierNPS that Sam Dubal was last known to be hiking the Mother Mountain Loop out of the Mowich Lake Trailhead on Friday, Oct 9, 2020 and was due out Saturday, Oct 10, 2020.

If you were hiking in the Mowich Lake area during this time and have any info Tip Line: (253) 345-1363,” the park tweeted.

Dubal is an assistant professor in the Department of Anthropology at the University of Washington.

Family and friends of Dubal have put out social media posts asking for help and information.

Dubal’s sister Veena Dubal, a well-known civil rights activist and professor of law at the University of California, Hastings, tweeted: “My brother is missing. He went camping overnight on Friday night in Ipsuit Creek and Seattle Park in Washington State. He was supposed to be back on Sat. Rangers found his car and are looking for him. If anyone is hiking or camping in the area pls be on the look out.”

Sam Dubal’s second sister, neuroscientist and neurologist Dena Dubal, posted that Sam is 34 years old, 5’9”, and 160 lbs.