- Associate Professor, Art History
- South Asian Art
- Columbia University, Department of Art History and Archaeology, May, 2000
Molly Aitken's publications include The Intelligence of Tradition in Rajput Court Painting (New Haven: Yale University Press, 2010), and When Gold Blossoms: Indian Jewelry from the Susan L. Beningson Collection (London: Philip Wilson Publishers, 2004). Among her numerous articles on Mughal and Rajput painting are the following: The Laud Ragamala, Bikaner, and the Sociability of Subimperial Paintings, Archives of Asian Art, 63, no. 1 (2013): 27-58; Sahib Ram, in Masters of Indian Painting, eds. Milo C. Beach and Eberhard Fischer (Zurich: Artibus Asiae, 2011), 623-40; Parataxis and the Practice of Reuse from Mughal margins to Mir Kalan Khan. Archives of Asian Art. 59 (2009): 81-103; and Pardah and Portrayal: Rajput Women as Subjects, Patrons and Collectors. Artibus Asiae 62, no. 2 (2002): 247-280.