Visiting Professor of English
Rajini Srikanth is Professor of English and Dean of Faculty at UMass Boston. She is the author of the award-winning book The World Next Door: South Asian American Literature and the Idea of America and Constructing the Enemy: Empathy/Antipathy in U.S. Literature and Law.
Her publications have appeared in journals such as Pedagogy, The Comparatist, International Journal of Feminist Studies, and the Journal of Asian American Studies.
Her research and teaching interests revolve around human rights and literature, American literature (including Asian American literature), diaspora studies, and comparative race and ethnic studies.She completed her PhD from the State University of New York at Buffalo.