Educational Background
PhD, English, Ohio State U, 2017
Dissertation: Books with Bodies: Experientiality in post-1980s Multimodal Print Literature (completed with the support of a Presidential Fellowship from OSU)
Advisor: Brian McHale
Committee: Danuta Fjellestad (Uppsala University), Jared Gardner, Frederick Luis Aldama, Jesse Schotter.

MA, English, Ohio State U, 2013

Portfolio Paper: “Digital Ethos and Denarration in Contemporary Cinema”

MA, English, Jadavpur U, India, 2011
BA Hons. English, St. Xavier’s College, India, 2009
[Minors: Bengali literature and Film Studies]

Related Work


  • Assistant Professor of post-1945 Anglophone literature and media, California State University, Sacramento, 2017-Present
  • Graduate Teaching Associate, English, Ohio State U, 2011-2016
  • English Enrichment Tutor and Course Coordinator, Young Scholars College Success Program, Office of Diversity and Inclusion, Ohio State U, 2013

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Feature and Report Writing

  • Freelance Writer, Kolkata Mirror, The Times of India, 2009-11
  • Student Coordinator, The Statesman Voices, India, 2002-2006