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Priyanka Srivastava

Associate Professor of History and Economics; Associate Chair/Scheduling Officer (History)

 Priyanka Srivastava

(413) 545-6782

Herter Hall 709

Ph.D., University of Cincinnati (2012).

Research Areas

History of South Asia
History of Women and Gender
Subaltern Studies
Colonial and Nationalism in Modern South Asia
History of Labor, Class, and Urbanism
History of Cinema and Empire


Pryianka Srivastava, The Well-Being of the Labor Force in Colonial Bombay: Discourses and Practices (Palgrave Macmillan, 2018)

Courses Recently Taught

Introduction to South Asian History and Culture
City, Industry, and Labor in Modern India
Women and Gender in Modern South Asia