About Debotri Dhar

Debotri Dhar

Dr. Debotri Dhar teaches Women's and Gender Studies at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor, where she also holds faculty affiliations with the Institute for Research on Women and Gender, Center for South Asian Studies, and Center on Finance, Law, and Policy. She earned a Masters in Women's Studies, with distinction, from the University of Oxford (UK) and a Ph.D in Women's and Gender Studies from Rutgers University. (Read 'Roots &Wings,' about her journey, her work as an educator, and reflections on self-care at The author of book chapters and peer-reviewed articles, and the editor of scholarly volumes, Dr. Dhar has given papers, public talks, and invited presentations at universities such as Yale, Princeton, Harvard, Boston, U-Penn, Michigan, Delhi, Oxford and elsewhere, while also speaking in non-university settings such as public libraries and venues accessible to a wider public. (Watch a live television interview on ABC:

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