Faculty Department

Akash Raha

Assistant Professor, Literature, School of Liberal Studies


Akash was awarded the Doctoral Degree (PhD) in 2020 from the Centre for English and Cultural Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University. Earlier, he taught at the Indian Institute of Management (IIM), Indore from October 2019 to 2021, and at the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Delhi from 2014 to 2018. Akash was a UGC-DAAD Research Fellow at the Institute of Modern Philologies, the University of Würzburg in Germany (2019); was a Charles Wallace Fellow-in-Residence at King's India Institute, King’s College London (2018); and was a Fulbright Scholar at the University of Kansas (2013-14). Prior to this, he successfully defended his M.Phil. dissertation (2014), completed his Master’s Degree in Linguistics from Jawaharlal Nehru University (2009), received a PG Diploma in Journalism (BVB), and got a Bachelor’s Degree in English, with Honours from Delhi University (2007).