Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., The University of Texas at Austin
Campus Affiliation: Hunter College
Research Interests: 20th-century India; intellectual history; human rights; constitutional history; postcolonial studies
Modern South Asian history, human rights, intellectual
Broad Areas of Dissertation Supervision
South Asia, Human Rights, (Inter)Nationalism, Intellectual, Postcolonial
The Peacemakers: India and the Quest for One World. HarperCollins India, February 2012.
Heterotopias: Nationalism and the Possibility of History in South Asia. Edited. Oxford University Press,
Speaking Truth to Power: Religion, Caste, and the Subaltern Question in India. Co-edited with Anne Feldhaus. Oxford University Press, 2008. Published in paperback, July 2009. Second printing, May 2010.
Claiming Power from Below: Dalits and the Subaltern Question in India. Co-edited with Anne Feldhaus. Oxford University Press, 2008. Published in paperback, July 2009
Sovereign Spheres: Princes, Education, and Empire in Colonial India. Oxford University Press, 2003.
"Princely States and the Making of Modern India: Internationalism, Constitutionalism and the Postcolonial Moment." In The Indian Economic and Social History Review, 46(3), September 2009: 427-456.
"A New Hope: India, the United Nations and the Making of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights." Modern Asian Studies, 44(2), March 2010: 311-347. Also published in MAS online 13 June 2008. Copyright Cambridge University Press.
"Princely States and the Hindu Imaginary: Exploring the Cartography of Hindu Nationalism in Colonial India." The Journal of Asian Studies, 67(3), August 2008: 881-915. Also published online 23 July 2008. Copyright Cambridge University Press.
"The Hindutva Underground: Hindu Nationalism and the Indian National Congress in Late Colonial and Early Postcolonial India." In The Economic and Political Weekly, Special Article, 13 September 2008: 39-48.