Ph.D. in Journalism, University of Texas at Austin, 2017

Dissertation: News, Nations, and Power Relations: A Study of Newsmaking and Policymaking as Transnational Practices 
*Honorable mention in 2018 ICA Journalism Studies Outstanding Dissertation of the Year Award
Committee: Professors Steve Reese (adviser), Mary Bock, Tom Johnson, Bartholomew Sparrow, and Joseph Straubhaar

M.Phil. in West Asian Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, India, 2011

Thesis: Islamist Politics in the Gulf Cooperation Council States: A Comparative Study of Kuwait and Bahrain”
Adviser: Dr. A.K. Pasha

M.A. in Online Journalism, University of Central Lancashire, U.K., 2002

Project: Built a website for the Preston-based community newspaper Deepdale Dialogue

B.A. in Journalism, University of Delhi, India, 2001

Thesis: Media Machinations: A Critical Study of News Coverage of the Kargil War