Rohit Dutta Roy is a historian of ‘modern’ South Asia. He has been a Cambridge International Trust doctoral scholar at the Faculty of History, University of Cambridge. He has taught undergraduate courses on historical arguments and practice, migration, concepts of time, and World History Since 1914, for the Faculty of History, Jesus College, and Pembroke College, Cambridge. Rohit has received scholarships, awards, and grants, from the Cambridge International Trust, Prince Consort Fund, Dr. Lightfoot’s Prize Fund, Holland Rose Fund, Indian Council of Historical Research, Indian Council of Social Science Research, etc. Before embarking on his doctoral project at Cambridge, Rohit completed a first-class MPhil in History from Jawaharlal Nehru University, a first-class MA in History from the University of Delhi, and first-class BA and MA degrees in Comparative Literature from Jadavpur University. His work focuses on applied history, and public policies informing disciplines, institutions, and identity formation.