Awards

I have obtained awards and grants from the International Communication Association (ICA), the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), and the National Communication Association (NCA). I have also won prestigious national-level fellowships during my doctoral studies. In 2017, Columbia University awarded me the Taraknath Das Foundation Fellowship, and the year before, American Institute of Indian Studies at the University of Chicago shortlisted me for the Junior Research Fellowship. Below is the list of extramural awards, honors, and grants I have received.

Graduate Student Travel Grant, International Communication Association (ICA), 2019.

Top Student Paper Award, Religion and Media Interest Group, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), 2018.

Graduate Student Travel Grant, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), 2018.

Competitively Selected Participant, National Communication Association (NCA) Doctoral Honors Seminar, Vanderbilt University, 2018.

Taraknath Das Foundation Grant, South Asia Institute, Columbia University, 2017.

Competitively Selected Participant, Social Science Research Council (SSRC)/University of Michigan Doctoral Institute on Global Media and Communication 2017.

Graduate Student Travel Grant, International Communication Association (ICA), 2017.

American Institute of Indian Studies Junior Research Fellowship, University of Chicago, 2016 (alternate).

Third Place Top Paper Award, Minorities and Communication Division, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), 2014.

Graduate Student Travel Grant, Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), 2014 (declined).