Professor Poulomi Saha

Poulomi Saha is Associate Professor of English at UC-Berkeley and member of the LGBTQ Citizenship, Othering and Belonging Institute. She is also affiliated faculty in the Program in Critical Theory, the Departments of Gender and Women’s Studies, South and South East Asian Studies, Center for Race and Gender, and the Institute for South Asia Studies. 

Her a first book, An Empire of Touch: Women’s Political Labor & The Fabrication of East Bengal (Columbia University Press, 2019) was awarded the Harry Levin Prize for outstanding first book by the American Comparative Literature Association in 2020 and the Helen Tartar First Book Subvention Prize (2017).  A South Asia imprint by Penguin Random House (2019) is available here.