Alumni

2020 John, Joya Nature Displaced: Postcolonial Hindi Literature and the Environment

Assistant Professor of Literature, Division of Social Sciences and Humanities, Krea University, Sricity, Andhra Pradesh, India

2020 Trento, Margherita Writing Christianity in Eighteenth-Century Tamiḻakam Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Naples “L’Orientale,” Dipartimento Asia, Africa Mediterraneo
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, University of Virginia
2018 Hanlon, Julie Jain Monks, Merchants, and Kings in Early Historic South India Assistant Director, Chicago Center for Teaching
2018 Uskokov, Aleksandar  Deciphering the Hidden Meaning: Scripture and the Hermeneutics of Liberation in Early Advaita Vedānta Sanskrit Lecturer, Yale University
2018 Jones, Jamal A Poetics of Power in Andhra, 1323-1450 CE Assistant Professor, Department of Religious Studies at University of California, Davis
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, Dartmouth College
2016 Ambrosone, Ellen Making Modern Malayalam: Literary and Educational Practices in Nineteenth-Century Kerala South Asian Studies Librarian, Princeton University
2015 Roychoudhuri, Ranu The Public Lives of Photographs: Aesthetic Conventions and Sociocultural Change in Twentieth-Century India Institute of Sacred Music Fellow, Yale University
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, Liberal and Religious Studies, Grand Valley State University, Grand Rapids, MI
2014 Wright, Samuel The Expansion of a Discipline: Intellectual Change in Nyaya-Sastra in Sixteenth and Seventeenth-Century India Assistant Professor, School of Historical Studies, Nalanda University, Rajgir, Bihar
2013 Huntington, Eric Portrait of a Landscape: Depictions of the Meru Cosmos in Buddhist Art & Culture Mellon Post-Doc Fellow of South Asian Art, Department of Art History and Archaeology, Washington University
2012 Dey, Arnab Of Planters, Ecology and Labor: Plantation Worlds, Human History and Nonhuman Actors in Eastern India (Assam), 1840-1910 Assistant Professor, Department of Asian and Asian American Studies, Binghamton University
2012 Fischel, Roy Society, Space, and the State in the Deccan Sultanates, 1565-1636 Lecturer, Department of History, SOAS University of London
2012 Satpathy, Siddharth A Literary History of the Pastoral Subject Associate Professor, School of Law, KIIT University
2011 Dubrow, Jennifer From Newspaper Sketch to "Novel": The Writing and Reception of Fasana-e Azad in North India, c. 1878-1880 Assistant Professor, Asian Languages & Literature, University of Washington
2010 Kroll, Ethan A Logical Approach to Law Associate, 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 Collegiate Assistant Professor, Social Sciences, University of Chicago
2009 O'Donnell, Erin History, Trauma and Remembering: The Construction of a Postcolonial Bengali Cultural Identity in Ritwik Ghatak's Films Assistant 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. Assistant Professor, College of Humanities, Seoul National University
2008 Ahmed, Manan The Many Histories Of Muhammad B. Qasim: Narrating The Muslim Conquest Of Sindh Assistant Professor, Department of History, Columbia University
2008 Fuhrmann, Arnika Ghostly Desires: Sexual Subjectivity in Thai Cinema and Politics after 1997 Post-Doctoral Associate, 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 Assistant Professor, Department of History, Northwestern University
2008 Tiwari, Bulbul Maha Multipedia: A Nine-Night Performance Of The "Mahabharata" Reworked In Mixed Media Independent Scholar
2007 Yazijian, Edward From Performance To Literature: The “Candimangala” Of Kavikankana Mukundarama Cakravarti Lecturer, Asian Studies, Furman University
2006 Cox, Whitney Making A Tantra In Medieval South India: The Maharthamañjari And The Textual Culture Of Cola Cidambaram Senior Lecturer in Sanskrit, South Asia Department, SOAS University of London
2006 Sahota, Guriqbal A Literature Of The Sublime In Late Colonial India: Romanticism And The Epic Form In Modern Hindi And Urdu Assistant Professor, Literature Department, University of California Santa Cruz
2005 Chandra Shobhi, Prithvi Pre-Modern Communities And Modern Histories: Narrating Virasaiva And Lingayat Selves B.A. and M.A. Advisor, Department of Humanities, San Francisco State University
2005 Gautam, Sanjay Conflict Of Callings: Literature, Politics, And The Birth Of Pain In The Poetry Of Muktibodh (1917-1964) Assistant Professor, History Department, University of Colorado Boulder
2005 Nicholson, Andrew Doctrine And Boundary-Formation: The Philosophy Of Vijñanabhiksu In Indian Intellectual History Associate Professor, 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 Deputy Assistant Secretary for South and Central Asia, U.S. Department of State
2004 Fair, Carol The Historical Novels Of Bhai Vir Singh: Narratives Of Sikh Nationhood Assistant Professor, Center for Peace and Security Studies, School of Foreign Service, Georgetown University
2004 Vajpeyi, Ananya Politics Of Complicity, Poetics Of Contempt: A History Of The "Sudra" In Maharashtra 1650-1950 Ce Assistant Professor, Department of History, University of Massachusetts Boston
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, Middle Eastern, South Asian, and African Studies, Columbia University
2003 Rotman, Andrew Monks, Merhcants, And A Moral Economy: Visual Culture And The Practice Of Faith In The Divyavadana Associate Professor, Departmet of Religion, Smith College
2002 Veidlinger, Daniel Spreading The Dhamma: The Written Word And The Transmission Of Pali Texts In Pre-Modern Northern Thailand Associate Professor, Department of Religious Studies, California State University, Chico
2000 Phukan, Shantanu Through A Persian Prism: Hindi And Padmavat In The Mughal Imagination Assistant Professor, Humanities, San Jose State University
2000 Schneibel, Jeffrey The Construction Of Jagannath University Archivist and Assistant Professor, Congretation of Holy Cross, University of Portland