CHITRALEKHA ZUTSHI specializes in Modern South Asia, with particular expertise in Islamicate identities and culture, nationalism and national movements, and historical thought and practice. She has spoken and published widely on the interrelationships among these ideas in the context of Kashmir. Her articles have appeared in The Journal of Asian Studies, Modern Asian Studies, The Indian Economic and Social History Review, and Economic and Political Weekly, among other journals. She contributes a regular column on Kashmir, entitled Kashmir Journal, to the site KashmirConnected. She received a PhD in History from Tufts University.