I am an Economic & Urban Geographer and an Architect. Currently, I am a PhD Candidate in Geography, with a PhD Minor in Science & Technology Studies (STS), at the University of Wisconsin-Madison where I am also affiliated with the Holtz Center for Science & Technology Studies, Center for South Asia, and the Center for Culture, History, and Environment (CHE). I received my Bachelor’s degree in Architecture from the University of Mumbai in 2011 and my Master’s degree in Geography, with a Graduate Certificate in Development Studies, from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2018. From 2011 to 2016, I practiced as a professional architect in India (see Architectural Practice Work Sample).
My doctoral dissertation research is a critical analysis of uneven economic development as it relates to infrastructural construction in rapidly urbanizing regional towns and cities of India.
Research & Teaching Interests: Economic & Urban Geography, Political Ecology, Science & Technology Studies (STS), Development Studies, South Asia, Infrastructure.
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