Samana Gururaja has recently completed her PhD at the University of Pennsylvania. Her research focuses on the political implications of filial networks generated by marriage among ruling families and their subordinates in early medieval South India, with specific focus on the Hoysala family.

Her general research interests include the study of inscriptions and courtly literature, expanding notions of rulership and the royal family, and the role of women in constructing filial and political networks.

She joined the DHARMA Task Force B in December, 2021, and focus on Kannada inscriptions, specifically on those of the Western or Kalyani Chalukyas.

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