Education and Employment


Ph. D. (Geography), University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2018
Committee: Trevor Birkenholtz, Tom Bassett, Susan Koshy, Sara Smith (UNC-Chapel Hill)
Graduate Minor in Gender Relations in International Development, Spring 2015
Graduate Teacher Certificate, Spring 2017
M. A. (International Development Studies), Ohio University, 2013
M. A. (Development Studies), Indian Institute of Technology at Guwahati, 2011
B. Sc. (Physical Sciences), Osmania University at Hyderabad, India, 2007


Assistant Professor (International and Global Studies),                                                                                                       Portland State University, 2018 – present

Non-academic appointments:                                                                                          Advertising Accounts Associate, Google Inc., India, 2007-09