Sanahadbegam Shaikh

MA, South Asia Studies


Sanahadbegam is a graduate student in the MA in South Asia Studies program at the Jackson School of International Studies.

Her research interest is to explore the syncretic socio-cultural history of South Asian subcontinent especially focusing on the Deccan region of India. Through this research, she intends to study the trans-regional expansion of Islamic dynasties towards Deccan which embarked on the cultural, political, and religious interaction between people from northern and southern plateaus inhabiting separate socio-cultural worlds.

Scholarship Recipient: Indian American Community Services (IACS) Scholarship, 2022-23