Sugata Bose, Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs
Sugata Bose is the Gardiner Professor of Oceanic History and Affairs and the director of the South Asia Initiative at Harvard University. His field of specialization is modern South Asian and Indian Ocean history. Professor Bose obtained his PhD from the University of Cambridge. He is the author of seven books, including his most recent, A Hundred Horizons: The Indian Ocean in the Age of Global Empire (Harvard, 2006). In it, Bose crosses area studies and disciplinary frontiers and bridges the domains of political economy and culture. He was a 1997 recipient of the Guggenheim Fellowship.