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Kamran Asdar Ali, Director WCH 4.132, Mailcode G9300, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-471-3550

Gail Minault

Professor Ph.D., 1972, University of Pennsylvania

Gail Minault



Research interests

19th and 20th century history of India, including religion and politics, intellectual and social history, and women's movements.

Courses taught

Her major teaching fields are the history of India, Islam in South Asia, and women in Asia.

Recent Publications

Professor Minault is the author of The Khilafat Movement: Religious Symbolism and Political Mobilization in India (1982). She edited The Extended Family: Women and Political Participation in India and Pakistan(1981) and co-edited Separate Worlds: Studies of Purdah in South Asia(1982) and Abul Kalan Azad: A Religious and Intellectual Biography (1988). She has also translated Voices of Silence (1986). Her latest work isSecluded Scholars: Women's Education and Muslim Reform in Colonial India (1997).

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