Maria Misra is Professor of Global History at the University of Oxford and a Fellow of Keble.

She has written on many aspects of empire, nationalism and post-colonial identity in India and Britain. Her global history of gender and sexism will be published by Bloomsbury in 2022. She was recently awarded the first AHRC public engagement fellowship for Equality, Diversity and Inclusion. Professor Misra is currently working on a longer-term project on the history of international aid and gender since World War II. She has made frequent appearances on television and radio, including presenting a 3-part series for Channel for on the Raj; she has also written extensively for the British and South Asian Press.

A list of her publications is available on her Faculty Webpage.