Dr. Anisha Bordoloi

Dr. Anisha Bordoloi

Assistant Professor


Dr. Anisha Bordoloi joined the Department of History as an Assistant Professor in August 2023. She has specialized in Modern Indian History with particular emphasis on the History of Tea Plantations in Assam. Prior to her association with the University, she has worked on several research projects related to the History of Assam in Dibrugarh University, Omeo Kumar Das Institute of Social Change and Development (OKDISCD), Guwahati and the Home and Political Department (A) under the Government of Assam.

Dr. Bordoloi completed her Ph. D. from the University of Delhi under the guidance of Prof. Amar Farooqui. The title of her research is ‘Culture and Identity in Assam: Historicizing Tea Plantations’. She has done her Masters in Modern Indian History from the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi and has completed her B.A. (Hons.) from Lady Sri Ram College, University of Delhi. She is a recipient of the University Teaching Assistant scholarship from 2010 to 2012 awarded by the University of Delhi and has remained a Junior Research Fellow under the Indian Council of Historical Research, New Delhi from 2013 to 2015.  She has taught a paper titled “Gender, Culture and Society” prescribed for the Post Graduate Diploma in Women’s Studies under Dibrugarh University in 2017. She has also taught a paper titled ‘India at the Dawn of Colonialism’ at OKDISCD in 2019 for the Ph. D. pre-registration course work under Dibrugarh University.

She is an avid reader and has a flair for writing competent history. She has publications in reputed research journals and books. She is focused on developing her teaching and research skills and expertise and grow professionally as a historian of South Asia. Her Ph. D. research on plantation economy, labour issues and migration has contributed enormously to the body of literature produced on northeast India.