Associate Professor and Director of Asian Studies
N 302 Callaway Center
537 Kilgo Circle
Atlanta, Ga. 30322
Deepika Bahri is Associate Professor in the English department at Emory University. Her research focuses on postcolonial literature, culture, and theory. She is the author of Native Intelligence: Aesthetics, Politics, and Postcolonial Literature (University of Minnesota Press, 2003) and co-editor of Between the Lines: South Asians and Postcoloniality and Realms of Rhetoric. She has written several articles on postcolonial issues in journals and book collections. She is currently working on the representation of Anglo-Indians, Eurasians, and racial hybrids in postcolonial literature.
HIV/AIDS in developing countries is a secondary research interest. Based on preliminary research in this area, she has written a report entitled AIDS Prevention and Control in Tamil Nadu for USAID/CDC. She earned her Ph.D from Bowling Green State University in 1992 and taught at the Georgia Institute of Technology before joining the English department faculty at Emory University in 1995.
Native Intelligence: Aesthetics, Politics, and Postcolonial Literature. Minneapolis: U of Minnesota P, 2003.
Editor. "Empire and Racial Hybridity." Special Issue of South Asian Review. 2006.
Editor, with Joseph Petraglia. "Realms of Rhetoric: Inquiries into the Prospects for Rhetoric Education." Albany, NY: SUNY P, 2003.
Editor, with Mary Vasudeva. Between the Lines: South Asians and Postcoloniality. Philadelphia: Temple UP, 1996.
Partners in Prevention: AIDS Prevention and Control in Tamil Nadu. USAID/CDC, 2002 .pdf format. Published as AIDS Prevention: It Works. Chennai: APAC/USAID, 2002.