B.A. (University of Madras);
M.A. (English and Foreign Languages University);
M.Phil. (English and Foreign Languages University);
Ph.D. candidate (University of Porto)
Renu completed her Ph.D. thesis titled ‘History Writing and Global Encounters in Sixteenth-Century Kerala’ as part of the TEEME (Text and Event in Early Modern Europe) international doctoral programme in early modern studies, funded by EU/EACEA Erasmus Mundus Joint Doctoral Fellowship. Her areas of research are maritime history, historiography, and imperial/colonial history. She teaches International History at JSIA.