BA in History (Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon / Université de Lyon II); Mphil in Modern South Asian Studies, PhD in History (University of Cambridge)
Dr. Laurence Gautier is a political historian, whose work focuses on issues of education, national integration and secularism in plural societies. She completed her MPhil and PhD degrees at the University of Cambridge, working on Muslim universities in post-partition India. Dr. Gautier was also trained in European and colonial (French and British) history at the Ecole Normale Supérieure de Lyon (France) and is a laureate of the Agrégation in History. She has taught both Indian and European history in India and in the UK.