Tulsi Vatsal is a graduate of Oxford University, and the author of a number of text books on Indian history published by Oxford University Press and Orient Longman. She is co-author of Horizons: The Tata India Century 1904-2004. An independent researcher, writer and editor, she co-edited Peonies & Pagodas: Embroidered Parsi Textiles, and edited Godharis of Maharashtra, Western India. She contributes articles and reviews to journals and anthologies.