Assistant Professor in History & Asian Studies | Undergraduate Program Director
Professor Haroon’s research interests include Islam in early modern and modern South Asia, the history of Pakistan and Afghanistan, and social and political change across the Indian Ocean maritime region. She teaches courses in these areas.
Professor Haroon joined the UMass Boston faculty in 2012. She teaches in the History Department and Asian Studies Program, where she is involved in designing the new South Asian track of the Asian Studies major. She has taught at the University of East London, Zayed University, University of Karachi, and Yale University. She has held the Past and Present Foundation postdoctoral fellowship at the Institute of Historical Research in London, and the Malathy Singh Visiting Fellowship at the South Asian Studies Council at Yale University. Professor Haroon is currently working on a project exploring cultural change in early modern South Asia.