Dr. Sushmita Chatterjee

Dr. Sushmita Chatterjee is Associate Professor and Director of Gender, Women’s, and Sexuality Studies in the Department of Interdisciplinary Studies at Appalachian State University.  She earned her dual degree Ph.D. from the Departments of Political Science and Women's Studies at Penn State.

Her research interests include feminist theory, queer theory, transnational gender and sexuality studies, 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. She is currently working on a book about postcolonial theory and some of its queer and spectral manifestations as seen in a politics of play. She is co-editor for Meat! A Transnational Analysis, with Banu Subramaniam, forthcoming from Duke University Press.

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

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Phone: (828) 262-8992

Fax: (828) 262-6400

Office address
127A-LLA, Living Learning Center
Mailing address
305 Bodenheimer Drive
ASU Box 32080
Boone, NC 28608