Mariam Dossal, Indian historian, educator. Commonwealth Academy Staff scholar British Council, London, 1983-1984; Indo-United States fellow Fulbright, State University of New York, Binghamton, 1993; resident Rockefeller Foundation, Bellag, Italy, 1995. Member Bandra Citizens Organization, Bombay, 1995. Member Indian History Congress, Asiatic Society of Bombay, Urban History Association.
Lecturer Maharashtra College, Bombay, 1973-1976, University Bombay, 1976-1988, associate professor, 1988-1997, professor, since 1997. Head Department History, University Bombay. Member selection committee of research scientists University Grants Commission, selection committee of research projects Indian Council of Social Science.
Editorial committee of Bombay Research University Journal.
- Imperial Designs and Indian Realities: The Planning of Bombay City, 1845-1875
- Drawing on a wealth of archival material in the Maharashtra State Archives, Bombay, and the India Office Library, this careful study analyzes the development of Bombay from a small port town into an important colonial port city between 1845 and 1875.
1973 - 1976
1976 - 1988