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

2018 Gene Burd Outstanding Dissertation Award in Journalism Studies (2nd place), International Communication Association

Committee: Professors Steve Reese (adviser), Mary Bock, Tom Johnson, Barth Sparrow, and Joe 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

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