Nandita Batra


  • Rank: Literature Professor
  • Education: Ph.D. University of Rochester, 1986
  • Research Areas: British Literature 1660 to the present, especially 19th century and early 20th century and particularly in their intersection with Gender, Narrative, Postcolonial, Disability, and Anthrozoological Studies.
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Nandita Batra received both her BA and MA at the University of Delhi, and her Ph.D. at the University of Rochester, as well as a Diploma in Journalism at the London School of Journalism. She joined the English Department in 1986 and regularly teaches Modern British Literature, English Literature from 1798 to Modern Period, The Romantic Movement, Research and Writing in Literature, English Literature of the 18th Century, and Shakespeare. She is currently working on a symposium and book titled The Human-Animal Boundary: Exploring the line in Fiction and Philosophy.

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