Chanchal Dadlani is Assistant Professor in the Department of Art at Wake Forest University, where she teaches the history of Islamic and South Asian art and architecture. Her research focuses on the early modern Islamic lands and South Asia, with an emphasis on Mughal visual culture. Other interests include artistic encounters between France and the Mughal empire; the urban history of Delhi; the representation of Mughal monuments in nineteenth-century texts; early modern architectural practice; and the global reception of contemporary South Asian art. Her work has been published in Ars Orientalis and Artforum, and she is currently preparing a book manuscript entitled Promiscuous Marble: Architecture, Ornament, and Urbanism in Eighteenth-Century Mughal India. Previously, she was a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Department of Art History and Archaeology at Columbia University. She received her Ph.D. in History of Art and Architecture from Harvard University in 2009.