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Current Member

Thomas Robert Travers

Willis F. Doney Member


Historical Studies

Field of Study


Home Institution

Cornell University
Robert Travers studies colonial state-formation in eighteenth century India, especially interactions between British and Persianate forms of political culture. While at IAS, he will research the impeachment trial of the former Governor of Bengal Warren Hastings, considering the implications of the trial for the global history of law.

Dates at IAS

School of Historical Studies