Preeti Singh

|Research Associate
Academic Appointments
  • Andrew W. Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow

  • Research Associate and Lecturer

Preeti Singh is a Mellon Postdoctoral Fellow in the Asian Societies, Cultures, and Languages program. She researches and teaches postcolonial studies and world literature with a focus on twentieth and twenty-first-century South Asian and South Asian diasporic literatures and cinema. Broadly, she is interested in literary expressions of political and social crises at the intersections of decolonization and the global cold war,  discourses of human rights, and the contemporary rhetoric and theories of populism.

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Asian Societies, Cultures and Languages


  • Ph.D. Ohio State University-Columbus
  • M. Phil. Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • M.A. Jawaharlal Nehru University
  • B.A. (Hons.) University of Delhi

Selected Publications

  • Singh, Preeti. "Graphic Delhi: Narrating the Indian Emergency, 1975–1977 in Vishwajyoti Ghosh's Delhi Calm". South Asian Review (Fall 2018) DOI: 10.1080/02759527.2018.1509536. Republished in Graphic Narratives About South Asia and South Asian America: Aesthetics and Politics Ed. Kavita Daiya (Routledge 2020)

    Singh, Preeti. "Hippies, Rogues and Urban Losers: Subjects of the Indian Graphic Novel". The International Journal of Comic Art, Vol.18, No.2 (Fall/Winter 2016)