Dr. Madhurima Chakraborty is Associate Professor in the English and Creative Writing Department at Columbia College Chicago, and teaches mainly in the Literature and Cultural Studies programs. Her research and teaching interests include Postcolonial, Indian Diaspora, and British literature.
She has edited (with Dr. Umme Al-wazedi) Postcolonial Urban Outcasts: City Margins in South Asian Literature, as well as Special Issues of South Asian Review on South Asian Literature in the World, and Nation and Its Discontents. Her scholarly work has also been published in Literature/Film Quarterly, Journal of Postcolonial Writing, South Asian Review, and Journal of Contemporary Literature. Dr. Chakraborty received her Ph.D in English from the University of Minnesota.