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educator , historian

Manisha Sinha, American historian, educator. Fellow, National Endowment of the Humanities, 2004-2005; postdoctoral fellow, Harvard University, Cambridge, 1993-1994, Rockefeller Foundation, Chapel Hill, 1994-1995, research grantee, American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1999.


Sinha, Manisha was born on November 2, 1962 in Patna, Bihar, India. Arrived in the United States, 1984. Daughter of Srinivas Kumar and Premini Verma Sinha.


Bachelor, Delhi University, 1984. Master of Arts, State University of New York, Stony Brook, 1986. Master of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1988.

Doctor of Philosophy, Columbia University, 1994.


Preceptor, instructor Columbia University, New York City, 1988—1992. Fellow Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1992—1994, University North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1994—1995. Assistant professor University Massachusetts, Amherst, 1994—2000, associate professor, since 2001.

Manuscript reader Journal Southern History, Houston, since 2000, Civil War History, University Park, Pennsylvania, since 2000, Journal Early Republic, Lafayette, Indiana, since 2000.


Speaker Massachusetts Foundation for Humanities, Boston, 1997, Connecticut Humanities Council, Litchfield, 1999, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, 2001. Member of Association Study of African American Life and History, Southern History Organization, Organization American Historians (Distinguished lecturer), American History Association (local arrangements committee 2001).


Married Karsten R. Stueber. 1 child Sheel K. Stueber.

Srinivas Kumar

Premini Verma Sinha

Karsten R. Stueber

Sheel K. Stueber Sinha