Montana State University

Department of History and Philosophy

Montana State University
P.O. Box 172320
Bozeman, MT 59717-3440

Tel: (406) 994-4395
Fax: (406) 994-7420
Location: Wilson Hall 2-155

Department Chair

Dr. David Cherry

Michelle Maskiell, Professor Emeritus of History

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Research Interests

Gender in Modern South Asia

Select Publications


"Phulkaris: The Crafting of Rural Women's Roles in Sikh Heritage" in Doris Jakobsh, ed., Sikhism and Women: History, Texts, and Experience. Delhi:Oxford University Press, 2010.     

"Honor, Desire, and Fashion: The Consumption of Textiles in Punjab," in Towards a History of Consumption in South Asia. Douglas Haynes, Abigail McGowan, Tirthankar Roy, and HarukaYanagisawa, eds. Delhi: Oxford University Press, 2010.