A professional photo of Rohma in an outdoor setting. She is standing in front of a green lawn and is wearing a purple blazer and a pearl necklace. She has a small stud nose piercing and is smiling softly.

Position Title
Postdoctoral Scholar


Rohma Khan earned a PhD in History from the University of Rochester, where she studied immigration and labor history and participated in several public humanities projects. She is currently an ACLS Emerging Voices Fellow at the UC Davis Humanities Institute and the Cultural Studies (CST) Graduate Group. Prior to joining UC Davis, Rohma held an ACLS Leading Edge Fellowship and worked for One Fair Wage, a non-profit dedicated to ending sub-minimum wages in America. At the University of Rochester, she was a Humanities New York Fellow and a Teaching Fellow for the Susan B. Anthony Gender, Sexuality, and Women's Studies Department. Her work has been published in Labor History and her current book, Cab Fair: Taxi Driver Activism and South Asian Immigrant Identities (under contract with UNC Press), explores labor activism, race, and identity through oral histories, labor archives, and ethnic literature.