Shruti Devgan

Affiliation: Sociology
Assistant Professor of Sociology
Shruti Devgan received her PhD in Sociology from Rutgers University in 2015, and studies stories of trauma, collective memory, emotions, media and transnational flows with a focus on the Sikh diaspora and India. Her recent scholarship examines diasporic, intergenerational and digitally mediated narratives of state-sponsored anti-Sikh violence of 1984 in India. Before coming to Bowdoin, she taught at the College of William and Mary.


  • PhD, Sociology, Rutgers University
  • MA, Sociology, Rutgers University
  • MPhil, Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • MA, Sociology, Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • BA, Sociology, University of Delhi