Debashree Mukherjee is Assistant Professor of Modern South Asian Studies at Columbia University in the City of New York. Her research and teaching centers on the history of modern South Asian visual cultures and industries, with a specialized focus on late colonial Bombay cinema. Mukherjee draws her methodological inspirations from feminist film historiography, archival studies, media archaeology, and transnational studies. Her interests lie in film historiographic method, cultural labor, mediated urbanisms, visual technologies, and emerging cinematic practices. She has published in a variety of academic journals and anthologies on topics such as the historiographic productivity of scandal narratives in recuperating women’s film histories; and the emergence of film journalism as a public discourse linking nationalism, stardom, and aspirational modern subjectivities.