Masood, Kamini

Field: South Asia; Advisor: Ahmed; Year: 2020

Kamini Masood is a PhD Student in South Asian history at Columbia. Her interests lie at the intersection of social and cultural histories of eighteenth century South Asia, histories of gender/sexuality and the body, and slavery and carceral studies. Her research currently focuses on the relationship between ideas of space and the body in eighteenth century Punjab.

She also serves as rapporteur for the Culture, Power, Boundaries Seminar at Columbia University.

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Kamini received her B.A. in History from Lafayette College.