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About Reshmi Mukherjee

Dr. Reshmi Mukherjee started at Boise State University in 2014 as the Interim Director of Gender Studies and is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of English. She received a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign with a minor in Gender Studies, and a M.A. in Comparative Literurature and an M.Phil. in Women’s Studies both from Jadavpur University in Calcutta, India. Dr. Mukherjee's research focuses on the representations of race, gender, sexuality, and subalternity in sub-Saharan, Arab Anglophone, and South Asian literature; transnational approaches to studying and teaching diasporic, exilic, testimonio, and refugee narratives; postcolonial theory, transnational feminism, and culture studies.

Positions

2016 Present Assistant Professor, Boise State University Department of English
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20132016 Visiting Assistant Professor, Boise State University Department of English
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20142015 Interim Director of Gender Studies, Boise State University
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Honors and Awards

  • Fall 2005, Spring 2006, Fall 2006, Fall 2007, Spring 2009, Fall 2009, Spring 2010, and Fall 2010 - Featured in Incomplete List of Excellent Teachers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
  • Spring 2009 - Outstanding Graduate Teaching Assistant, School of Gender and Women's Studies, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Education

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2012 Ph.D. - Comparative Literature, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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2011 Minor in Gender and Women's Studies, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign
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2003 M.Phil. - Women's Studies, Jadavpur University
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2000 M.A. - Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University
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1998 B.A. - Comparative Literature, Jadavpur University
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Articles (3)

Conference Proceedings (2)

Book Reviews (1)

Conference Presentations (7)

Invited Talks (3)