Alumni

 

2021 Sastry, Sharvari Performances of Posterity: Theatre, Archives and Cultural Regulation in Modern India Research Affiliate, University of Edinburgh in India
2021 Jayanth, Malarvizhi Rice and Agrarian Slavery in Southern Colonial India, 1781-1861 Research Fellow in Slavery and its Impacts, King's College, Cambridge
2021 Graves, Jazmin

Songs to the African Saints of India: The Veneration of Mai Misra in the Sidi (African-Indian) Sufi Devotional Tradition of Gujarat and Mumbai

Assistant Professor, University of North Carolina at Greensboro

2021 Morgan, Daniel Spokesman of the Unseen World: Shaāh Walīi Allaāh (d. 1762), Islamic Reform and Applied Cosmological Sciences in Late-Mughal North India

Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies, Santa Clara University

2020 John, Joya Nature Displaced: Postcolonial Hindi Literature and the Environment Assistant Professor, Department of Literature, Krea University
2020 Reddy, Gautham An Empire of Literary Telugu: Remaking Language and Community in Colonial South India

South Asian Studies Librarian, Emory University

2020 Trento, Margherita Writing Christianity in Eighteenth-Century Tamiḻakam Marie Skłodowska-Curie Research Fellow, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique
2019 Panda, Ahona Philology and the Politics of Language: The Case of Bengali, 1893-1955 Humanities Teaching Fellow, University of Chicago
2019 Mikkelson, Jane Worlds of the Imagination: Bīdel of Delhi (d.1720) and Early Modern Persian Lyric Style Postdoctoral Research Associate and Lecturer, College Fellows Visiting Scholar, Department of Religious Studies, University of Virginia
2018 D'Avella, Victor Creating The Perfect Language: Sanskrit Grammarians, Poetry, and The Exegetical Tradition

Departmental Lecturer in Sanskrit, Oriental Institute, University of Oxford

2018 Hanlon, Julie Jain Monks, Merchants, and Kings in Early Historic South India

Senior Analyst, Learning Technology, University of Chicago

2018 Uskokov, Aleksandar  Deciphering the Hidden Meaning: Scripture and the Hermeneutics of Liberation in Early Advaita Vedānta Lecturer of Sanskrit and South Asian Studies, Yale University
2018 Jones, Jamal A Poetics of Power in Andhra, 1323-1450 CE

Assistant Professor of South Asian Studies, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2017 Epperson, Erin Kālidāsa in Tibet: Messenger Poetry in Translation Public Educator of Violence Prevention, Assertiveness, and Mindfulness. Owner of Culture of Safety LLC
2017 Lhost, Elizabeth Between Community and Qānūn: Documenting Islamic Legal Practice in Nineteenth-Century British India Postdoctoral Fellow, Society of Fellows, Dartmouth College
2016 Ambrosone, Ellen Making Modern Malayalam: Literary and Educational Practices in Nineteenth-Century Kerala South Asian Studies Librarian, Princeton University
2016 Momin, Wafi The Formation of the Satpanth Ismaili Tradition in South Asia

Head, Ismaili Special Collections Unit, The Institute of Ismaili Studies, London​

2015 Roychoudhuri, Ranu The Public Lives of Photographs: Aesthetic Conventions and Sociocultural Change in Twentieth-Century India Assistant Professor, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Guwahati 
2015 Loewy Shacham, Ilanit Kṛṣṇadevarāya's Āmuktamālyada and the Narration of a Śrīvaiṣṇava Community Professor, South Asian literature, Tel Aviv University
2014 Ghosh, Abhishek Vaiṣṇavism and the West: A Study of Kedarnath Datta Bhaktivinod's Encounter and Response, 1869-1909 Assistant Professor, Integrative, Religious, and Intercultural Studies, Grand Valley State University
2014 Wright, Samuel The Expansion of a Discipline: Intellectual Change in Nyaya-Sastra in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century India Postdoctoral Researcher, Leibniz-Zentrum Moderner Orient, Berlin
2013 Huntington, Eric Portrait of a Landscape: Depictions of the Meru Cosmos in Buddhist Art & Culture Annette and Hugh Gragg Postdoctoral Fellow, Chao Center for Asian Studies, Rice University
2012 Dey, Arnab Of Planters, Ecology and Labor: Plantation Worlds, Human History and Nonhuman Actors in Eastern India (Assam), 1840-1910 Associate Professor, State University of New York at Binghamton
2012 Fischel, Roy Society, Space, and the State in the Deccan Sultanates, 1565-1636 Lecturer, SOAS University of London
2012 Satpathy, Siddharth A Literary History of the Pastoral Subject Assistant Professor, University of Hyderabad
2011 Dubrow, Jennifer From Newspaper Sketch to "Novel": The Writing and Reception of Fasana-e Azad in North India, c. 1878-1880 Associate Professor, Department of Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington
2010 Kroll, Ethan A Logical Approach to Law Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP
2010 Birkenholtz, Jessica The Svasthani Vrata Katha: Translating Self, Place, and Identity in Hindu Nepal Associate Professor of Asian Studies and Women’s, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, Penn State
2010 Leonard, Spencer A Fit of Absence of Mind? Illiberal Imperialism and the Founding of British India, 1747-1776

Lecturer, Department of History, University of Tennessee

2009 O'Donnell, Erin History, Trauma and Remembering: The Construction of a Postcolonial Bengali Cultural Identity in Ritwik Ghatak's Films Associate Professor, Department of History, East Stroudsburg University
2009 Knutson, Jesse The Consolidation Of Literary Registers And The World Of The Senas: Late Twelfth/ Early Thirteenth-Century Bengal. Associate Professor, Department of Indo-Pacific Languages and Literatures, University of Hawaii
2008 Ahmed, Manan The Many Histories Of Muhammad B. Qasim: Narrating The Muslim Conquest Of Sindh

Associate Professor, Department of History, Columbia University

2008 Fuhrmann, Arnika Ghostly Desires: Sexual Subjectivity in Thai Cinema and Politics after 1997

Associate Professor, Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University

2008 Kinra, Rajeev Secretary-Poets In Mughal India And The Ethos Of Persian: The Case Of Chandar Bhan Brahman

Associate Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University

2008 Tiwari, Bulbul Maha Multipedia: A Nine-Night Performance Of The "Mahabharata" Reworked In Mixed Media Adjunct Lecturer, Department of Theology and Religious Studies, Georgetown University
2007 Yazijian, Edward From Performance To Literature: The “Candimangala” Of Kavikankana Mukundarama Cakravarti

Assistant Professor, Department of Asian Studies, Furman University

2006 Cox, Whitney Making A Tantra In Medieval South India: The Maharthamañjari And The Textual Culture Of Cola Cidambaram

Associate Professor, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago

2006 Sahota, Guriqbal A Literature Of The Sublime In Late Colonial India: Romanticism And The Epic Form In Modern Hindi And Urdu Associate Professor, Department of Literature, University of California at Santa Cruz
2005 Chandra Shobhi, Prithvi Pre-Modern Communities And Modern Histories: Narrating Virasaiva And Lingayat Selves Associate Professor, Department of History, Krea University
2005 Gautam, Sanjay Conflict Of Callings: Literature, Politics, And The Birth Of Pain In The Poetry Of Muktibodh (1917-1964) Associate Professor, Department of History, University of Colorado at Boulder
2005 Nicholson, Andrew Doctrine And Boundary-Formation: The Philosophy Of Vijñanabhiksu In Indian Intellectual History Associate Professor, Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, Stony Brook University
2004 Bledsoe, Bronwen Written In Stone: Inscriptions Of The Kathmandu Valley’s Three Kingdoms Adjunct Assistant Professor and Curator of the South Asia Collection, Department of Asian Studies, Cornell University
2004 Ayres, Alyssa Speaking Like A State: Nationalism, Language, And The Case Of Pakistan Dean, Elliot School of International Affairs, George Washington University
2004 Fair, Carol The Historical Novels Of Bhai Vir Singh: Narratives Of Sikh Nationhood Professor, Security Studies Program, Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service,
Georgetown University
2004 Mookerjea-Leonard, Debali Unfinished Histories: Gendered Violence and National Identity in Women’s Writings Professor, Department of English, James Madison University
2004 Vajpeyi, Ananya Politics Of Complicity, Poetics Of Contempt: A History Of The "Sudra" In Maharashtra 1650-1950 Ce Associate Professor, Centre for the Study of Developing Societies
2003 Majumdar, Rochona Marriage, Modernity, and Sources of the Self: Bengali Women C. 1870-1956 Associate Professor, Department of South Asian Languages and Civilizations, University of Chicago
2003 Busch, Allison The Courtly Vernacular: The Transformation Of Brajbhasa Literary Culture (1590-1690) Associate Professor, Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University
2003 Rotman, Andrew Monks, Merchants, And A Moral Economy: Visual Culture And The Practice Of Faith In The Divyavadana Professor, Department of Religion, Smith College
2002 Veidlinger, Daniel Spreading The Dhamma: The Written Word And The Transmission Of Pali Texts In Pre-Modern Northern Thailand Professor, Department of Comparative Religion and Humanities, California State University, Chico
2000 Phukan, Shantanu Through A Persian Prism: Hindi And Padmavat In The Mughal Imagination Assistant Professor, San Jose State University
2000 Schneibel, Jeffrey The Construction Of Jagannath

University Archivist and Pastoral Resident, University of Portland