Dr Sneha Krishnan | University of Oxford

Dr Sneha Krishnan

Junior Research Fellow in Human Geography


Dr Krishnan researches gender and education in post-colonial India, looking in particular at how young women’s lives have been shaped by colonial discourses about childhood, capacity and maturity. 


  • Gender and sexuality
  • Student life in the British Empire and India
  • History of childhood and youth
  • Colonial and postcolonial history (19th and 20th centuries)
  • Urban development
  • Indian history and politics

Media experience

Dr Krishnan has experience of interviews for media outlets including the Times of India.


English, Tamil