Sushmita Chatterjee

Dr. Sushmita Chatterjee is Associate Professor of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Appalachian State University.  She earned her dual degree PhD from the Departments of Political Science and Women's Studies at Penn State. Her research interests include feminist theory, queer theory, transnational studies, democratic theory, postcolonial theory, animal studies, and visual politics. She has published in journals such as Hypatia: Journal of Feminist Philosophy, Gender, Place, and Culture, PS: Political Science and Politics, Studies in South Asian Film and Media, and Antennae: The Journal of Nature in Visual Culture. Dr. Chatterjee is currently working on a book manuscript that examines post 9/11 identity politics through political cartoons. Also, she is working on a co-edited volume (with Banu Subramaniam) on the intersections between animal studies and food studies. 


Title: Associate Professor and Director of Gender, Women's and Sexuality Studies
Department: Department of Interdisciplinary Studies

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Phone: (828) 262-8992