Dr. Ishmeet Kaur Chaudhry teaches at the Centre for English Studies at Central University of Gujarat, Gandhinagar. She was recognised as an Inspired Teacher for The President of India’s In-residence Program at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi in June 2015.
She works on areas related to literature of margins, social movements and studies of violence and trauma. Her recent work has been on violence studies engaging with discourses on women and violence and 1984 anti-Sikh carnage in Delhi.
Her most recent book is Black November: Writings on Anti-Sikh Massacres of 1984 and the Aftermath (Speaking Tiger; 2019)