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.

“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.

Graduate Teaching Assistant:

HIST49C: The History of Africa, 1940 to the Present (Winter 2022)

HIST88: Survey of South Asian History (Fall 2019, Winter 2021)

HIST4C: Modern Europe, 1715 to the present (Spring 2022)

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, Fall 2022)


History Associates Graduate Fellowship 2021

History Associates Graduate Fellowship 2019

Guest Lectures:

South India and the Formation of a Tamil Cultural and Political Identity (100 BCE – 1300 CE), UCSB, January 24th, 2021

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.