I am a Ph.D. candidate in Sociology at Memorial University of Newfoundland, St. John’s, NL Canada. My research interests include sociology of gender, men & masculinities, international migration, caste, and deviance. In my doctoral research, I explore the intersections of caste and the body within a spatio-temporal context as it relates to hegemonic masculinity. I map the intersection of historical power and privilege associated with gender and caste and explore how these are pivotal to the materiality of contemporary caste bodies - particularly male bodies. That is, I attempt to characterize the synthesis between the macro-structural world and individual high-caste Punjabi men’s comportment and bodily expressions within the context of a caste-society with a larger focus on the construction and performativity of hegemonic masculinities in different geographical spaces (Canada and India).