Anjuli Raza Kolb
Anjuli Raza Kolb is Assistant Professor of English and Comparative Literature at Williams College. She completed her Ph.D. at Columbia University in 2014, with a dissertation entitled “Epidemiology of Terror: Health, Horror, and Politics in Colonial and Postcolonial Literature.” Her areas of specialization include colonial and postcolonial literature and theory, especially South Asian, North African, and Caribbean; Gothic and post-Gothic literature; race and ethnic studies; history of science; the politics of globalization; and comparative poetics. She is the recipient of Columbia’s Presidential and Meyerson Awards for outstanding teaching, and her recent work has appeared in Discourse, 3 Quarks Daily, and the Los Angeles Review of Books. She is currently writing her first book, which develops the argument of the dissertation, and researching a new set of projects on the discursive and literary history of the life and earth sciences in the colonial scene.