Namrata Ravichandra Ganneri is Commonwealth-Rutherford Fellow based at the Centre for Global Health Histories (CGHH) and the Department of History for 23 months (22 March 2018 to 21 February 2020) at the University of York, UK. Her project, entitled ‘India’s Smallpox Eradication Programme as a Global Roadmap’, closely examines pilot programmes conducted in the Indian state of Goa to offer a fuller picture of the global history and narrative of smallpox eradication. She is currently on leave from her tenured position as Assistant Professor in History at S.N.D.T. College of Arts & S.C.B. College of Commerce and Science for Women in Mumbai, India.