|Ph.D. in Theatre & Performance Studies, Royal Holloway, University of London, 2013.
M.A. in Chinese Aesthetics and Philosophy, National Central University, Taiwan, 2008.
M.A. in Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2005 (one year).
B.A. (Hons) in Chinese Language, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, 2004.
Theatre and Performance Theories; Rites, Rituals and Protest Studies; Regional Theatre and Performance Traditions; Non-Western Aesthetics; Dalits and Adivasi Cultural Performances; Marxism and Culture; Marginalised Cultural Performances, Oral Histories.
Assistant Professor (tenure), School of Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, July 2012-15 July 2014.
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Centre for Media Studies, School of Social Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, coterminous position with SAA, JNU, New Delhi.
Visiting Faculty, School of Arts & Aesthetics, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, July 2014- July 2015.
Dwight Conquergood Award of Performance Studies International (PSi), 2013
Central Research Fund Grant of University of London, 2010
Reid Research Scholarship (in the name of Elizabeth Jesser Reid, anti-slavery activist), 2009
Selected for the Republic of China (Taiwan) Government Scholarship, 2005
Junior Research Fellowship/ National Eligibility Test, UGC, 2008
Member, Peer Review Board, Journal of Artistic Research (JAR) - Society for Artistic Research (2018 to the Present)
Member, Editorial Board, Platform: Postgraduate Journal of Theatre and Performing Arts, 2010-2012.
Cultural Labour: Conceptualizing the 'Folk Performance' in India, New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2019.
Journal Articles/ essays in edited volume
"Dangerous' Choreopolitics of Labouring Bodies: Biopolitics and Choreopolitics in Conflict in the Act of Jana Natya Mandali in India" in Shifting Corporealities in Contemporary Performance: Danger, Im/mobility and Politics, edited by Aneta Stojnic and Marina Gržinic. Palgrave Macmillan, 2018.
"Bidesiya in Bihar; Strategy for Survival, Strategies for Performance," Asian Theatre Journal 33, 1 (January 2016): 57-81
"Review of Theatre in Colonial India: Play-House of Power, Edited by Lata Singh, and Performing Women, Performing Womanhood: Theatre, Politics and Dissent in North India, By Nandi Bhatia." Theatre Research International 37.1 (March 2012): 88-90.
"Review of Theatre of Roots: Redirecting the Modern Indian Stage," By Erin B. Mee. Asian Theatre Journal 27.1 (Fall 2010):175-179.
"The Contingent of Contemporaneity: The 'Failure' of Contemporary Dance to Become 'Political'" in Tilt, Pause, Shift: Dance Ecology in India, edited by Anita Cherian. New Delhi: Tulika Books, 2016.
"Architectures of Fear and Spaces of Hope in Banaras: A City beyond Monolithic Identity," co-authored with B.K. Choudhary. Asian Journal of Social Science, 2016.