George Washington University, Ph.D., English, 1983 Bombay University, M.A., English, 1971 Bombay University, B.A., English, 1969
Areas of Research/Interest
Postcolonial studies; feminist theory; gender and culture in South Asia; Indian writing in English; British Victorian literature
Joint editor, Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies Series editor of Issues in Indian Feminism, 6 initial volumes, New Delhi: Kali for Women.
After Rushdie: The New Indian Novel in English (current project)
The Crisis of Secularism in India. (co-ed. with Anuradha Needham) (Durham andLondon: Duke University Press, andNew Delhi: Permanent Black, 2006)
The Scandal of the State: Women, Law and Citizenship inIndia (Durham andLondon: Duke University Press, andNew Delhi: Permanent Black, 2003).
Postcolonial Jane Austen (co-ed with You-me Park) (London andNew York: Routledge, 2000).
(ed.) Signposts: Gender Issues in Post-IndependenceIndia (New Delhi: Kali for Women, 1999; reprinted by Rutgers UP, 2000).
Real and Imagined Women: Gender, Culture and Postcolonialism (London and New York, Routledge, 1993).
(ed.) The Lie of the Land: English Literary Studies inIndia (New Delhi: Oxford University Press, 1992).