Harshita Yalamarty

Harshita Yalamarty

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Gender Studies

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Research Interests: transnational feminism, intersectionality, migration, South Asian diaspora, caste formations, settler colonialism, Hindu right-wing mobilization in India and Canada

Harshita Yalamarty (she/her) holds a PhD in Gender, Feminist and Women’s Studies from York University (Tkaronto), and an MPhil and an MA in Political Studies from Jawaharlal Nehru University, India. Most recently, she was an Assistant Professor in Women and Gender Studies at Saint Mary’s University, Halifax (K’jipuktuk) and has previously taught at University of Delhi. Her dissertation was awarded the National Women's Studies Association/University of Illinois Press First Book Prize (2022) and the Mary McEwan Memorial Prize in feminist scholarship (2022) by the Centre for Feminist Research, York University. She also enjoys reading sci-fi and fantasy, watching baking shows, is a budding birder and can talk for hours about the transformative potential of playing tabletop roleplaying games.