Alan Johnson teaches postcolonial studies, specializing on the literature of India, where he was raised. He was was a Fulbright-Nehru lecturer in India in 2010, focusing on globalization and literature, and is a Fulbright-Nehru research fellow this academic year. His current project is an interdisciplinary study of depictions of the forest in Indian literature and popular culture. His publications include Out of Bounds: Anglo-Indian Literature and the Geography of Displacement (2011), and Postcolonial Literature Today, co-ed. with Jagdish Batra (2015), as well as various articles and personal essays. He has also completed a novel for which he’s in search of a publisher in India!