2018-19 Slade Professor of Fine Art, University of Oxford
2015-2016: Fellow, Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin
2015: ACLS Collaborative Research Fellowship with Professor Beate Fricke, University of Bern
2014: Iris Foundation Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Decorative Arts
2011: Winner of the Ananda K. Coomaraswamy Book Prize of the Association for Asian Studies, South Asia Council, for the best English-language work in South Asian studies.
2007-2008: Carnegie Foundation Scholar
2006: NYU's Golden Dozen Award for Outstanding Teaching
2007: Getty Scholar, Getty Research Institute, Los Angeles
Residential fellow, The Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute, Williamstown, Mass., 2006
2000-2001 : Ailsa Mellon Bruce Senior Fellow, Center for Advanced Study in the Visual Arts, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C.
2001-2002: Research Fellow, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D.C.