Dr. Harpreet Kaur Vohra is an Associate Professor in the Department of English at Pondicherry University, Pondicherry. Prior to this, she taught at Panjab University Regional Centre, Ludhiana for nearly 15 years where, besides performing teaching duties, she was also the Press and Social Media Head and the Newsletter Editor. She has around 20 years of teaching experience. She is a university position holder both in the M.A. and B.A. (English Hons.) examinations. She has a Doctorate in Margaret Atwood from Panjab University, Chandigarh, and was selected for the Associate Fellowship at the Indian Institute of Advanced Study (IIAS), Shimla for 2019-22. Her areas of interest are Anglophone Writings of Northeast India, Children’s Literature, Writings of Margaret Atwood, and Indian Writing in English. She has published in Muse India, The Tribune, Sport in History, IACLALS Journal, and the NEHU Journal. She has presented a paper at Oxford University, UK, and the University of De Montfort, Leicester, UK, besides several others at seminars and conferences in India. Her short story “Warm Socks” was published in 2022 in a special issue on Ethics and Politics of Cultural Memory in Muse India. She has a podcast series on Spotify by the name of Harpreet’s Classroom. She has directed six plays and also published a story, “Those Golden Bells” online. She has guided three Ph.D. candidates.
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