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Archana Venkatesh

Assistant Professor of History, Clemson University

Professor Venkatesh's research interests lie at the intersection of South Asian history, oral history, women’s history, and history of medicine. She is currently working on her manuscript, titled Women, Medicine and Nation-building: The ‘Lady Doctor’ and Development in Twentieth Century South India, which examines the role of women doctors in the creation and extension of development initiatives in south India from 1919-1970. Her research has been supported by the American Institute of Indian Studies. Her teaching interests are in Women’s History, History of South Asia, World History, Oral History and Digital History.


  • –present
    Assistant Professor of History, Clemson University