Audrey Truschke is a historian, author, and activist.

She is Associate Professor of South Asian History at Rutgers University in Newark, New Jersey. She is the author of two award-winning books: Culture of Encounters: Sanskrit at the Mughal Court and Aurangzeb.

When Audrey isn’t writing about the Mughals, Sanskrit texts, or Hindu-Muslim interactions, she is often calling attention to abuses of history and human rights in contemporary South Asia. Her other frequent activities include condemning sexism and Islamophobia, reading, and spending time with her family.

You can find out more about Audrey’s scholarship on her CV.

For her public-facing work and activism on isssues in South Asia and the academy, follow her on Twitter and Facebook.