Formal Education

A.B., Harvard College (Class of 2019)

Joint Concentration in South Asian Studies and Philosophy

Academic Interests: Moral & Political Phil. (Ethics/Metaethics, Phil. of Education, Feminist Phil., Ideal Theory), Phil. of Religion, Social Movements, Instruction (Instuc. Tech., Research-Based Teaching)

Junior Year: First Semester

Classes (16 Credits): Click here for the descriptions of the classes I took.

  • Medieval Philosophy (Jeff McDonough)
  • Inequality (Lucas Stanczyk)
  • Advanced Philosophical Sanskrit (Anand Venkatkrishnan)
  • Philosophy Reading & Research: Liberalism and Justice (Gina Schouten)

On-Campus Activities:

  • Philosophy in Latin Reading Group: Francisco Suárez
    (Professor Jeff McDonough)

Junior Year: Second Semester

Classes (24 Credits): Click here for the descriptions of the classes I took.

  • Graduate Seminar in General Education: Family Justice (Gina Schouten)
  • History of Early Modern Philosophy (Allison Simmons)
  • Advanced Philosophical Sanskrit (Parimal Patil)
  • Independent Study: Liberalism and Justice (Gina Schouten)
  • Sanskrit Reading & Research (Anand Venkatkrishnan)
  • South Asian Studies Junior Tutorial (Parimal Patil)

On-Campus Activities:

  • General Education Student Advisory Board (Professor Jason Mitchell)

  • Philosophy Department Inclusion and Belonging Study Group  (Professor  Bernhard Nickel)

Sophomore Year: First Semester

Classes (20 Credits): Click here for the descriptions of the classes I took.

  • Educational Justice (Gina Schouten)
  • Economic History of South Asia (Sunil Amrith)
  • Introduction to Computer Science (David Malan)
  • Latin 1 (Ivy Livingston)
  • Intermediate Sanskrit (Gokul Madhavan)

On-Campus Activities:

  • Editor for Tempus (Undergraduate History Journal)
  • Mentor with Harvard College Mentors for Urban Debaters

Sophomore Year: Second Semester

Classes (20 Credits): Click here for the descriptions of the classes I took.

  • Discrete Mathematics for Computer Science (Harry Lewis)
  • Empiricism, Evolution, & Ethics (Javier Caride)
  • Introduction to Feminist Political Philosophy (Gina Schouten)
  • Latin 2 (Ivy Livingston)
  • Intermediate Sanskrit (Parimal G. Patil)

On-Campus Activities:

  • Medieval Hindi Poetry Reading Group: Braj Bhasa Bhakti Poetry (Dr. Richard Delacy)

Freshmen Year: First Semester

Classes (16 Credits): Click here for the descriptions of the classes I took.

  • Expos Writing: Cross-Cultural Contact Zones (Srilata Mukherjee)
  • Contemporary South Asia: Entrepreneurial Solutions to Intractable Social & Economic Problems (Tarun Khanna)
  • Introduction to Global Social Change (Rachel Meyer)
  • Elementary Sanskrit (Parimal G. Patil and members of the Department)

On-Campus Activities:

  • Fellow for the Harvard Effective Altruists
  • VP of Technology for Harvard India Student Group
  • Board Member for Dharma: Harvard’s Hindu Student Association

Freshmen Year: Second Semester

Classes (20 Credits): Click here for the descriptions of the classes I took.

  • Capitalism and Cosmology in Modern India (Shankar Ramaswami)
  • History of Buddhism in South Asia (Shenghai Li)
  • Hindi-Urdu for Reading Knowledge (Richard S. Delacy)
  • Elementary Sanskrit (Parimal G. Patil and members of the Department)

On-Campus Activities:

  • Medieval Hindi Poetry Reading Group: Braj Bhasa Bhakti Poetry (Dr. Richard Delacy)
  • VP of Technology for Harvard India Student Group
  • Board Member for Dharma: Harvard’s Hindu Student Association