Dr. Madhurima Chakraborty is Associate Chair and Associate Professor in the English and Creative Writing Department at Columbia College Chicago, and is currently serving as President of the Faculty Senate. Her research and teaching interests include Postcolonial, Indian Diaspora, and British literature.
She has edited Global South Asia: South Asain Literatures and the World, Postcolonial Urban Outcasts: City Margins in South Asian Literature (with Dr. Umme Al-wazedi), 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.