Nandini Dey is a PhD Candidate at the Department of Political Science, Johns Hopkins University. Her dissertation investigates the links between colonial-era institutions and postcolonial citizenship regimes. Her research is supported by the APSA–NSF Doctoral Dissertation Research Improvement Grant and the Nicole Suveges Fieldwork Fellowship. Previously, she was an editor for history, religion, and philosophy books at Oxford University Press in New Delhi, India. Nandini has been involved with multiple research projects on topics that range from colonial state formation to the women’s suffrage movement in the US to research ethics in conflict zones. She was a member of the first class of the APSA Public Scholarship Program in 2019. Nandini enjoys teaching and was awarded the Dean’s Teaching Fellowship by the Krieger School of Arts and Sciences to teach a course titled ‘The Citizen and the Foreigner in South Asia’ (Fall 2021). In 2021, she was awarded the Malcolm H. Laucheimer Fellowship by the Department of Political Science.