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Priyanka Srivastava
Assistant Professor of History and Economics
934 Thompson Hall
(413) 545-6349


Ph.D. University of Cincinnati, History, 2012
M. Phil. Jawaharlal Nehru University, History, 1997
M.A. Allahabad University, History, 1994

Professional Experience

Assistant Professor of History and Economics, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2012-
Visiting Lecturer, Department of History, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, 2011-2012

Research Interests

Histories of class, Labor and Urbanism, Class and Gender, Politics of Reproduction, Working Class and Associational Culture in Colonial India


Economic History of Colonial South Asia
City, Industry and Labor in Modern India
British Empire
Labor and Gender in Colonial and Contemporary South Asia

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