First Year

Rudrani Gangopadhyay (B.A., M.A., M.Phil. English Literature, Jadavpur University)

Research Interests: Migration and diaspora studies, the literature of the Partition, literature in English, theories of gender and sexuality, digital humanities

Fremio Sepulveda Ortiz (B.A. English, Rutgers University-Newark and M.A. English, SUNY-Buffalo)

Research Interests: Caribbean, diaspora, and transnational American studies, postcolonial theory, and gender/sexuality studies

Penny Yeung (B.A. English, Northwestern University and M.A. Comparative Literature, Kings College London)

Research Interests: Nineteenth- and twentieth-century fiction in English and French, the politics of nature writing, nationalism and sexuality

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