Abhishek Kaicker is Assistant Professor of History. His research focuses on South Asia in the early modern and modern periods. His recent work has focused on the development of cultures of politics in the Mughal empire in the early 18th century, particularly in the capital city of Delhi. He is interested in urban spaces and the forms of politics they enable and engender, and more broadly in questions of the Mughal empire’s end and the making of colonial authority in the subcontinent.
Assistant Professor of History
Early modern and modern periods
Ph.D. in History from Columbia University