2015 PhD, McGill University, Montreal QC
Religious Studies (Hinduism)
Thesis: Contesting Hinduism in the Electronic Public Sphere

2005 MA, School of Oriental and African Studies, London UK
Gender and Orthodoxy in Indian Religions
Thesis: From Priestess to prostitute–Reclaiming the history of the devadasi tradition in India

2008 MA, University of Colorado at Boulder
Indian Religions
Thesis: Hindutva from Savarkar to Ayodhya: phantasmic identity of Hindu Nationalism

2004 BA, Webster University, St. Louis MO
Thesis: Gender Jihad: A struggle for women’s equality in Islam

1992 BFA, School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Printmaking (Intaglio) and Film making