faculty

Chandra Mallampalli, Ph.D.

Fletcher Jones Professor of Social Sciences and Professor of History
(805) 565-6139

Office Location

Deane Hall 205

Specialization(s)

Modern South Asia
 

Biography/Details

Dr. Mallampalli worked as a journalist in South Asia before earning a Master of Divinity from Fuller Theological Seminary and completing his doctoral work in modern South Asian history at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. He has taught at Westmont since 2001. His scholarly work addresses a range of interests concerning the intersection of religion, law and society in colonial India. With funding from the National Endowment for the Humanities, he conducted research in India and the United Kingdom for his book “Race, Religion and Law in Colonial India.” He is a life member of Clare Hall, Cambridge University. He is writing “Between Hindu and Muslim: Christians of Modern South India” under contract with Cambridge University Press.