567 Denney Hall
B.A., English Literature, Yale University (1993)
M.A., English Literature, Indiana University (1994)
Ph.D., English Literature, Brown University (2001)
Pranav Jani joined Ohio State in September 2004 and works on postcolonial literature and theory in the English department. His teaching is focused on South Asian and African writing and film, with a developing interest in literature from other colonized places, like Ireland, the Caribbean, and the Arab world, as well as South Asian culture in the United States.
He is the author of articles and papers on South Asian literature, postcolonial theory, and the U.S. media. His book, Decentering Rushdie: Cosmopolitanism and the Indian Novel in English, was published by Ohio State University Press in 2010.
Curriculum Vitae (pdf)
Department web page
Slavic Studies: Faculty group receives $175,000 Mellon Foundation grant
Office of International Affairs: India Global Gateway
Insurgence, Violence and Anticolonial Resistance: The 1857 Revolt and Indian Imaginations (2010-11, 2012-13)
Associate Professor of English
The Ohio State University