Devaleena Das, PhD

Program Review Committee Member

Devaleena Das (Ph.D.) is an intersectional feminist and is a Lecturer in Women’s and Gender Studies Department at Northern Arizona University. She moved to the U.S in 2014 and has been a lecturer in the Gender Studies Department, UW-Madison and an Honorary Research Fellow at the Institute for Research in the Humanities. Prior to joining UW-Madison, Das was an Assistant Professor of English at Jesus and Mary College, University of Delhi. Her research specialty is transnational feminism, corporeal feminism, Postcolonial Studies and Australian Literature. She is the author of the book Critical Study of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter, the editor of Critical Essays on Alice Walker’s The Color Purple and co-editor of Claiming Space: Australian Women’s Writing and Unveiling Desire: Fallen Women in Literature, Culture, and Films of the East. Currently, she is working on her monograph Stripping the Anatomical Parts: Women and their Fragmented Bodies.

Affiliations: Honorary Fellow, Institute for Research in the Humanities, University of Wisconsin-Madison; Lecturer, Women’s and Gender Studies Department at Northern Arizona University.

To contact Devaleena Das please e-mail her at: ddas7@wisc.edu