Parul Behl

PhD, History


Parul Behl is a doctoral student in University of Washington’s Department of History. She is interested in exploring the intersection between the formulation of gendered identities, social structures and performative and oral traditions in early modern South Asia, with a special focus on Punjab region.


Masters in Sociology, South Asian University (2023)
Masters in History (Medieval India), Delhi University (2020)
Post Graduate Diploma in Advertising and Public Relations, Indian Institute of Mass Communication (2015)
Bachelors in History, Delhi University (2013)

Fellowships and Grants

Pre-Dissertation Travel Research Grant, UW Department of History, Summer 2024
Frank Conlon Summer Fellowship, South Asia Center, Summer 2024
University Grants Commission National Eligibility Test (UGC NET – History), June 2019

Language Proficiencies

Persian, Beginner
Gurmukhi, Advanced
Shahmukhi, Intermediate
Hindi, Native
Urdu, Intermediate
English, Native