Divya Cherian

Divya Cherian is assistant professor in the Department of History at Princeton University. She received a PhD in history from Columbia University, an MPhil and an MA in history from Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Merchants of Virtue: Hindus, Muslims, and Untouchables in Eighteenth-Century South Asia was awarded the 2022 Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences by the American Institute of Indian Studies.