P.D. Soros Fellowship for New Americans

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Nishant Batsha, 2013

PhD, Columbia University

Nishant Batsha is the child of immigrants from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards a PhD in History at Columbia University

Nishant Batsha is a writer of fictions and histories. His writing is represented by Jamie Carr at The Book Group. 

He holds a PhD in history from Columbia University, as well as a master's from the University of Oxford (on a Doctorow Fellowship and ESU-SF Scholarship) and an undergraduate degree from Columbia. His academic research focused on Indian indentured labor in Trinidad and Fiji. 

He lives in Buffalo, NY with his wife and daughter.

Education
  • PhD History | Columbia University 2017
  • MS Faculty of History | Oxford University 2011
  • BA History | Columbia University 2010
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