B.A.; M.A. (Université Lyon II);
M. Phil. in Modern South Asian Studies; Ph.D. in History (University of Cambridge)
Dr. Laurence Gautier is a political historian, whose work focuses on issues of education, national integration and secularism in plural societies. She completed her MPhil and PhD degrees at the University of Cambridge, working on Muslim universities in post-partition India. Dr. Gautier was also trained in European and colonial (French and British) history at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France) and is a laureate of the Agrégation in History. She teaches Indian and global history as well as interdisciplinary courses at Jindal.
She is currently working on her monograph, Between Nation and Community. Muslim universities and Indian politics after Partition, to be published by Cambridge University Press