Postdoctoral Fellows

Current Fellows

Philip Gooding

Philip is a postdoctoral fellow at the Indian Ocean World Centre and a Course Lecturer in the History and Classical Studies department at McGill University. (Read more).

Julie Babin

Julie Babin is a postdoctoral fellow at the Indian Ocean World Centre. She will be investigating the impact of the climate change in the Arctic for Asian states from a socio-economic perspective, considering governmental and business public policies. (Read more).

Former Fellows

Archisman Chaudhuri

Archisman Chaudhuri is a postdoctoral researcher affiliated to the Indian Ocean World Centre. His project researches the impact of droughts and famines in Coromandel and in island South-East Asia in the seventeenth century. (Read more).

Alastair McClure

Alastair spent a year as a postdoctoral fellow at the Indian Ocean World Centre and the Department of History & Classical Studies at McGill University. He began a postdoctoral research fellowship at the University of Chicago in 2018. (Read more).

Zozan Pehlivan

Zozan Pehlivan is a research affiliate at the Indian Ocean World Centre. (Read more).

Yoshina Hurgobin

Yoshina Hurgobin is an assistant professor of South Asian history at Kennesaw State University (KSU) and was a postdoctoral research fellow at the Indian Ocean World Centre. (Read more).

Veysel Şimşek

Veysel served as a postdoctoral research fellow and interim co-director of IOWC in 2015–16, and subsequently held a Chauncey Postdoctoral Fellowship in Grand Strategy with Yale’s International Security Studies in 2016–18. (Read more).

Anna Winterbottom

Anna Winterbottom works on the early modern Indian Ocean region and the European colonial presence there. She is particular interested in the history of medicine, science, and environment. (Read more).

Hideaki Suzuki

Dr. Suzuki arrived at the IOWC in February 2012 as a visiting scholar after receiving his PhD from the University of Tokyo in 2010. Currently he is an associate professor at the School of Global Humanities and Social Sciences (Nagasaki University) and works on Indian Ocean World history and global/world history.

Rashed Chowdhury

Rashed Chowdhury was a postdoctoral fellow at the Indian Ocean World Centre.