I am an Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Columbia University. I earned a PhD from Harvard University in a joint program bridging the Departments of South Asian Studies and Philosophy. Before joining Columbia, I was a Bersoff Faculty Fellow in the Department of Philosophy at New York University.
My research centers on non-standard theories of relations and dependence structures in the history of metaphysics, both South Asian and Early Modern European. I am currently working on two projects: the first is a defense of the Madhyamaka Buddhist ontological dependence structure understood as a kind of metaphysical indefinitism; the second is an interpretation of the Lockean person as a relation.