Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Department of Politics, University of York
Ph.D., School of Government and International Affairs (SGIA), Durham University
M.A., School of Global Studies, University of Sussex
B.A., Middlebury College
I am a multidisciplinary scholar who studies South Asia combining the lens of political science, anthropology, and history. Over the years, my research has focused on civil society in post-partition South Asia and wider international relations of the region, including the situation concerning the ongoing Rohingya refugee crisis and issues of statelessness developing in India’s north-eastern state of Assam.
Most recently, I was a Postdoctoral Fellow at the Department of Politics, University of York. I am also a Nonresident Senior Fellow at the South Asia Center of the Atlantic Council, where my portfolio includes ethnic and migration issues in Bangladesh, Myanmar, and India. Additionally, I am a Senior Consultant at the European Institute for International Law and International Relations.
Research interests include South Asia’s conflicts and ethnic identities, minority affairs, citizenship and statelessness concerns, and migration and refugee issues.
Politics of South Asia
Citizenship and Statelessness