Faculty Department

Debadrita Chakraborty

Assistant Professor

Debadrita Chakraborty is a Charles Wallace Fellow and an Associate Fellow of the Higher Education Academy, UK. Debadrita completed her BA and MA in English Literature from the University of Calcutta and Macquarie University, Australia, respectively, and her doctoral degree from Cardiff University, UK. Her primary research lies at the intersections of Cultural Theory, Gender and South Asian Literary Studies. In her doctoral research, she examined literary and cultural representations of the shifting nature of the construction and performance of South Asian masculine identities catalyzed by major political and socio-cultural events from the 1970s onwards in Britain. She has published articles and essays in the fields of South Asian culture, politics and literature, graphic fiction, gender studies and diaspora studies in reputed journals including Gender, Work and Organization and Wasifiri and books titled Graphic Novels as World Literature and Living Theories and True Ideas in the 21st Century Reflections on Marxism and Decolonization. Presently, she is co-editing a two-part volume titled Right-Wing Politics: Interdisciplinary Reflections on South Asia. She has won the Sidney Perry Foundation Education grant, Gilchrist Educational Trust grant, and the FFWG grant as a doctoral scholar.