Nashra Mahmood

Nashra Mahmood

Office: 1120 Rolfe Hall


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Nashra Mahmood is a 4th year doctoral student whose current research interests lie in theories of Affect, feminist critiques of ethno-nationalism, and critical media studies. Their previous research focused on feminized labor and unionization in North India’s informal economy.Their dissertation project is studying how media manipulation and communalist [dis]information in Indian media post October 2019 has reconstituted national belonging. Nashra holds a BA in Economics and Gender Studies and a MA in Gender studies.


Research Interests

Feminist Critiques of Science, Feminist Critiques of Indian Nationalism, Theories of Affect, Infrastructure Studies, Digital Humanities, Feminist Critiques of Data, and Critical Internet Studies. Qualitative and Computational Methods