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Personal Statement:

I am interested in the consumption of products for personal use and the household in urban India in the 20th century, and its relation with notions of gender, class and modernity.

Selected Publications:

“Cultural branding in India: the case of Godrej “Storwel” cupboards (1944-1991)”, Journal of Historical Research in Marketing 10, no. 3 (August 2018): 224-241.

Courses Taught:

Graduate Teaching Assistant:

HIST2B: World History 1000 CE to 1700 CE (Fall 2020)

HIST2C: World History from 1700 CE to the present (Summer 2019, Spring 2020)

HIST2A: World History up to 1000 CE (Winter 2020)

HIST88: Survey of South Asian History (Fall 2019)

Awards & Professional Activities:

History Associates Graduate Fellowship 2019

Guest Lectures:

India (1950-1991): New Regimes of Work, Life, and Industry, UCSB, December 3rd 2019

Changing Foods, shifting Identities: Indian Restaurants in the US, UCSB, January 28th 2019


“Stephen Northrup Hay’s Writings on Tagore and Gandhi”, South Asia@UCSB, September 2020.