Sachidananda Mohanty

Sachidananda Mohanty is a former Professor and Head of the Department of English, the University of Hyderabad and former Vice Chancellor of the Central University of Odisha. Winner of many national and international honours and awards from Katha, British Council, Fulbright, Charles Wallace, and Salzburg among others, he has published extensively in the fields of British and American literature, gender, translation, and postcolonial studies with leading publishers. His contributions to the academic genres of travel writing, cosmopolitanism, institutional history, early women’s writing in Eastern India, and the postcolonial/cultural history of India have been widely recognized as path-breaking.