I am a Geographer and 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 (BArch) in Architecture from the University of Mumbai in 2011 and my Master’s degree (MA) in Geography, with a Graduate Certificate in Development Studies, from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 2018. Between 2011 and 2016, I worked as a professional architect in India (Architecture Work Sample).
My doctoral dissertation research is a critical analysis of uneven development as it pertains to infrastructure and real estate construction in rapidly urbanizing second-tier cities and towns in India.
Research & Teaching Interests: International Development, Urban Studies, Political Ecology, Science & Technology Studies (STS), South Asia, Buildings/Infrastructure.
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