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Prof. Tarinee Awasthi

Prof. Tarinee Awasthi

Prof. Tarinee Awasthi received her Doctorate Degree in Asian literature, religion & culture from Cornell University, New York; Master’s Degree in Modern History from JNU, New Delhi; Bachelor’s Degree in History from University of Delhi, New Delhi.


BIO

Prof. Tarinee Awasthi received her Doctorate Degree in Asian literature, religion & culture from Cornell University, New York. and has completed Master’s Degree in Modern History from JNU, New Delhi. She holds a Bachelor’s Degree in History from University of Delhi, New Delhi.


Prof. Tarinee has taught undergraduate courses at Cornell University, New York for over three years.


During her PhD, she brought together the history of late Sanskrit intellectual culture with post-colonial theory in productive ways. Her research interests include Mimamsa, Vendanta, Rama narratives, postcolonial theory, colonial modernity and religion. She has sustained interest in Buddhist epistemology.


Awasthi has also brought her research to a broader audience. She was writer and researcher for The Illustrated Ramayana, 2020 (Dorling Kindersley, Penguin Random House) and contributed translations from Sanskrit for Shakti: An Exploration of the Divine Feminine, 2022 (Dorling Kindersley, Penguin Random House).