- 464 Decio
- Ph.D., Princeton University
- Time Period(s)
- Economic & History of Capitalism, Empires & Colonialism, Political
- Asia, Global
Nikhil Menon is a historian of modern South Asia, specializing in the political and economic history of twentieth-century India. His research explores the histories of democracy and development in independent India. He offers courses on the history of South Asia, modern India and Pakistan, Gandhi, and the global history of development.
His research has appeared in the Journal of the History of Ideas and Modern Asian Studies. He is a co-editor of The Postcolonial Moment in South and Southeast Asia (Bloomsbury, 2018). He has also written for public forums like The Indian Express, The Caravan, and The Hindu.