Deepti Misri
Associate Professor • Director of Undergraduate Studies
Women and Gender Studies

Hazel Gates Woodruff Cottage Room 208

Dr. Deepti Misri joined our faculty in fall 2008, after completing her PhD in English and a graduate minor in gender and women’s studies from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Her areas of interest span South Asian literary and cultural production, transnational feminist studies, feminist theory and criticism, and postcolonial studies.

Now available from University of Illinois Press:

Beyond Partition: Gender, Violence, and Representation in Postcolonial India

Winner of the Eugene M Kayden Book Award, 2016. Awarded to the best book in Literary Studies (including English literature, non-English literatures and Comparative Literature) by a UCB faculty member.

For more information, see Beyond Partition at University of Illinois Press
A South Asian edition of the book has also been recently released; learn more at

Courses taught:

  • Feminist Theories
  • Gender, Violence and Representation
  • Remembering Violence
  • Gender, Sexuality and Popular Culture

  • Women and Gender in Islam
  • Gender and Visual Culture
  • Feminist Fictions