Dr. Debotri Dhar holds a Masters in Women’s Studies, with Distinction, from Oxford University, and a Ph.D in Women’s and Gender Studies from Rutgers University. Her research spans Feminist thought; Transnational feminisms; Women’s writing, with an emphasis on literary fiction; Gender, race, immigration; Sexual violence and the state; Pedagogy / Gender and education; Culture; Love; Women and religion; and Interdisciplinary methods. Dr. Dhar is the author of over a dozen scholarly articles and book chapters, the editor of Education and Gender (London, New York, New Delhi: Bloomsbury), and of a collection of critical essays on love (New Delhi, forthcoming). She is now working on a book on sexual violence, suicide, and the state; as well as a series of interrelated articles on feminism, culture, and pedagogy, such as ‘Teaching Culture in a Globalized Era: Strategies from a Feminist Classroom’ (Transformations: The Journal of Inclusive Scholarship and Pedagogy, 2019) and ‘Teaching Virginia Woolf: An Intersectional, Transnational Perspective’ (Feminist Formations, forthcoming.) Dr. Dhar is also a published author of several novels and short stories, such as The Courtesans of Karim Street (Delhi) and ‘A Flute Called Radha’ (Penguin Random House, 2019).