Acting Director of architectural studies and assistant professor, South Asian architecture and urbanism; global modernisms; history of preservation; history and theory of contemporary architecture
PhD, University of California, Berkeley (2007)
“A Medieval Monument and its Modern Myths of Iconoclasm: The Enduring Contestations over the Qutb Complex in Delhi, India” in Richard Brilliant and Dale Kinney, eds., Reuse Value: Spoliation and Appropriation in Art and Architecture from Constantine to Sherrie Levine (Ashgate Publishing Limited, 2011).
“Preservation and Modernity: Competing Perspectives, Contested Histories and the Question of Authenticity,” in Greig Crysler, Stephen Cairns and Hilde Heynen, eds., The Handbook of Architectural Theory (Sage Publications, 2011).
“From Loot to Trophy: The Vexed History of Architectural Heritage in Imperial India” in The Newsletter of the International Institute of Asian Studies (University of Leiden Press, 2011).
“Post-Secular Urbanisms: Situating Delhi within the Rhetorical Landscape of Hindutva” in AlSayyad, Nezar and Mejgan Massoumi, eds., Cities and Fundamentalisms (London: Routledge, 2010).
- University of Pittsburgh UCIS Faculty Fellowship, Spring 2014
- Paul Mellon Center for Studies in British Art, Summer 2012
- Constellations Groups and Activities
- Art Gallery
- Visual Media Workshop