Doctoral Candidate

Entered 2018


M.Phil. World History, University of Cambridge

B.A. (Hons) History, Lady Shri Ram College, University of Delhi

Research Interests

history of drug firms; science and vernacular capitalism; science, medicine and empire; history of photography and visuality; modern south asian history

Selected Work

Tomar, Koyna. 2020. "Ayurveda in the (Mis)Information Age." Hot Spots, Fieldsights, June 23.


History of Anthropology Review, Associate Editor

Science Beyond the West Working Group, UPenn 

Teaching Fields

STSC 001 Emergence of Modern Science (Fall 2019)

HSOC 010 Health and Societies (Spring 2020) 

HSOC 145 Comparative Medicine (Fall 2020) 

Faculty Bookshelf