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Peer Reviewed Articles

"Counterrevolutionary Warfare on Trial: Theory, Terrorism, and Treason at the End of Empire," Journal of Military History, Vol. 88, No. 2, pp. 426-449, April 2024.

"The Political Geography of International Advocacy: Indian and American Cold War Civil Society for Tibet," The American Historical Review, Vol. 127, No. 4, pp. 1579–1605, December 2022.

"Decolonization in the 1960s: On Legitimate and Illegitimate Nationalist Claims-making," Past & Present, Vol. 242, No. 1, pp. 227–264.  February 2019.


"Jayaprakash Narayan and the Politics of Reconciliation for the Postcolonial State and its Imperial Fragments," The Indian Economic and Social History Review, Vol. 56, No. 2, pp. 147-169. April 2019.


General, I Have Fought Just as Many Nuclear Wars as You Have:’ Forecasts, Future and the Politics of Armageddon,” The American Historical Review, Vol. 117, No. 5, pp. 1431-1460. (co-author) December 2012.


Forging a Lock, Turning a Key: Counterinsurgency Theory in Iraq 2006 – 2008,” Studies in Conflict and Terrorism, Vol. 32, No. 10, pp. 909-918.  September 2009.

Book Chapters

Extraterritorial Self-determination: East African decolonization and the Indian Annexation of Goa,” in Bérénice Guyot-Réchard and Elisabeth Leake, eds. South Asia Unbound: New International Histories of the Subcontinent (Leiden University Press, 2023).


The Unexpected Anticolonialist: Winifred Armstrong, American Empire, and African Decolonization” in Erez Manela and Heather Streets-Salter, eds. The Anticolonial Transnational: Networks, Connections, and Movements in the Making of the Postcolonial World (Cambridge University Press, 2023).


“‘International Law as God’s Law’: The Promise and Limits of Christian-Suffused Nationalism after Empire” in Elizabeth Foster and Udi Greenberg, eds. Decolonization and the Remaking of Christianity (University of Pennsylvania Press, 2023).

Selected Commentary/Essays

"Minority Nationalisms in Postwar Decolonization” in Michael Goebel, ed., "Rethinking Nationalism," The American Historical Review, Vol. 127, No. 1, pp. 351-354. March 2022.

Microsyllabus: Citizenship and Provisional Belonging in South Asia,” Radical History Review/Abusable Past, January 2020 (co-author with Swati Chawla, Jessica Namakkal, and Kalyani Ramnath).

"Fifty years on, Jayaprakash Narayan’s views on Kashmir hold pointers for the present crisis,", September 2019.

"Why have we forgotten one of WWII’s most important battles?," The Washington Post, June 2019.

"Development Politics and India's Cold War Triangle: An Interview with David Engerman," Toynbee Prize Foundation, October 2018.

"Who Deserves Independence?" Epicenter,  Weatherhead Center for International Affairs, July 2018.

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