B.A.; M.A. (Ramjas College, University of Delhi);
M.Phil; Ph.D. (Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi)
Prof. (Dr.) Gagan Kumar is a historian. He completed his BA Honours and Masters from Delhi University, Ramjas College and his M.Phil and PhD from Centre for Historical Studies, J.N.U. Prior to joining Jindal, he taught History at Ramjas College, Delhi University. His PhD thesis explored the role of diplomacy, wars, surveys, mapping, spying networks and law-making in shaping the north-west frontier region of colonial India. His research interests include colonial law, gendered relations, labour and military history, and micro history.