Dr. Mukesh Srivastava
Professor of English
Academic Qualifications
M.A., P.G.D.E.S., M.Litt., Ph.D. (CIEFL)

He has worked as an Editor in the Educational Resource Divisions of Orient Longmans Publishing Company Hyderabad. He has taught at the Osmania University, Hyderabad, and has been a visiting Asstt. Professor at the Indian Institute of Management, Ahmedabad, and at the Department of South Asian Languages & Civilisations, University of Chicago, Chicago.

He has published widely in different journals and was one of the founding editors of an educational journal, KAYAKALP. He was also one of the associate editors of Women Writing in India, 2 vols. (New York and London: Feminist University Press, 1991 - 93). Notable among his publications are: The Ghost in the Machine: Reflections on the questions of Agency and Narrative Formation in The Discovery of India, CIEFL BULLETIN; Mosaic of Narrative Manipulations: Power and Production of Subjectivity in Post-Colonial India" in Economic and Political Weekly; "Whose Nation? A Note on Ayodhya and its Aftermath" in SEMINAR and "A Critique of Historiography of Higher Education in India" in The Journal of Educational Planning and Administration, New Delhi.

He has recently completed a book titled: The Narrative Construction of India: Forster, Nehru and Rushdie (New Delhi, Bangalore and Jaipur: Rawat Publications, Forthcoming). He is currently working on a collaborative documentary film on Kabir, and is engaged in a book length study that explores the relationship between deconstructive method of scrutiny and the traditional path of self-inquiry.

His teaching interests include Phonetics, Cultural Criticism, Feminism and Critical Legal Studies.