Nandini’s background is in bioarchaeology and art history, and they have also studied the development of medical science and its impact on human interactions with each other and the material world. They have conducted archaeological research for projects in the United States, Canada, and Romania, and have worked in the curatorial departments of the Wellin Museum of Art and the Whitney Museum of American Art. As a gallery guide, Nandini’s research interests are in the relationship between colonial expansion, popular culture, and the development of medicine during the 19th century.