Nitasha Kaul

Nitasha Kaul

Dr. Nitasha Kaul is a Kashmiri novelist, academic, economist and poet. She writes, acts and speaks in various forms and forums that are in scholarly, media, and creative communities.

She is currently an Assistant Professor in Department of Politics and International Relations (DPIR) at University of Westminster, London where she teaches postgraduate courses on ‘State, Politics and Violence’ and ‘Postcolonial International Relations’.

With a joint doctorate in Economics and Philosophy (2003), she has previously been a tenured Assistant Professor in Economics at the Bristol Business School and an Associate Professor in Creative Writing at Royal Thimphu College in Bhutan.

Her research and writing over the last decade and a half has been on identity, political economy, democracy, feminist and postcolonial theory, Kashmir and Bhutan. In her current work, she has addressed issues of nationalism and neoliberalism in contemporary India and the question of nation-states and refugees in Europe.

She has authored books including the scholarly monograph ‘Imagining Economics Otherwise’ (Routledge, 2007/2008) and the Man Asian Literary Prize shortlisted novel ‘Residue’ (Rainlight, 2014).

Supported by Amal – A Said Foundation Project