Sucheta Kanjilal


(813) 257-3471



401 W. Kennedy Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33606

Building Location

KBB 213

Meet Sucheta Kanjilal

Assistant Professor, English and Writing

Education: 2007 St. Xavier's College Mumbai, B.A.
2009 University of Mumbai, M.A.
2010 SOAS, University of London, M.A.
2017 University of South Florida, Ph.D.

Courses Taught: Writing and Inquiry
Writing and Research
Contemporary Novel

Career Specialties: Sucheta Kanjilal's book project examines the impact of the Sanskrit epics and their adaptations on contemporary Indian politics. Her teaching interests include academic writing, colonial discourse, gender studies and literatures of the British Empire.

Professional and Community Activities: At conferences, Kanjilal has also presented research on Bollywood, Orientalism, gender and modern Hinduism. She works with materials in English, Hindi, Bengali, Urdu and Sanskrit. Her work has appeared in publications such as Nidan: International Journal for Indian Studies and the Journal of Commonwealth and Postcolonial Studies.

Honors and Awards: John Iorio Award for Outstanding Graduate Student, USF, 2017
Dissertation Completion Fellowship, USF, 2017
Irving Deer Memorial Scholarship for Cultural Studies, USF, 2016
University Graduate Fellowship, USF, 2012
Felix Scholarship, SOAS, 2009-2010
Sahitya Mandal Scholarship for Excellence in Hindi Literature, St. Xavier's Mumbai, 2005