Durba Ghosh, Cornell University

Associate Professor Ithaca, New York dg256@cornell.edu

Bio/Research

I teach courses on modern South Asia, the British empire, gender, and colonialism and a freshman-writing seminar on Gandhi. My teaching and research interests focus on understanding the history of colonialism on the Indian subcontinent. For my first project, I have written extensively on gender, ...

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Bio/Research

I teach courses on modern South Asia, the British empire, gender, and colonialism and a freshman-writing seminar on Gandhi. My teaching and research interests focus on understanding the history of colonialism on the Indian subcontinent. For my first project, I have written extensively on gender, culture, law, archives, and colonial governance in eighteenth- and nineteenth-century India, and was interested in the kind of everyday history that occurs in families and households.

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