B.A. (Political Science) : University of Mumbai, 2000 M.A. (Political Science) : University of Mumbai, 2002 M.A. (Political Science) : University of Chicago, 2004 Ph.D. (Political Science) : University of Chicago, 2010
Democracy; identity politics; civil society; diaspora; city and neoliberal politics, Gujarat; Indian middle class; political thought of M K Gandhi.
Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar (June 2012 to present)
Assistant Professor, Department of Politics and International Relations, Scripps College, Claremont, CA (2010 – May 2012)
Selected Recent Publications
Mona G. Mehta, Raghubir Sharan. 2016. 'IITs and the Project of Indian Democracy', Economic and Political Weekly, Vol. 51, Issue No. 11, pp.12-14.
Mona G. Mehta, 2016. ‘Ahmedabad: the middleclass megacity’, South Asian History and Culture, Volume 7, Issue 2, pp.191-207.
Mona G. Mehta, 2015. ‘Partisan Dreams, Fractured Homeland: Gujarati Diaspora Politics in America, Pluralism and Democracy in India: Debating the Hindu Right, Wendy Doniger and Martha Nussbaum (editors), Oxford University Press, New York, pp.327-345.
Mona G. Mehta, 2013. Networks of Death and Militant Vegetarianism: The Mechanics of Communal Violence in Gujarat. India Review, vol. 12, no. 2, pp. 108–117
Gujarat Beyond Gandhi: Identity, Conflict and Society, Nalin Mehta and Mona G. Mehta(Editors), (Routledge 2011)