Jasleen Kaur completed her Masters in English from Shiv Nadar University, where she worked as a Teaching and Research Assistant and found herself gravitating towards the literary narratives of India’s Partition. She wrote her MA dissertation on the afterlife of the British Empire and the creation of a national identity through fiction. Her areas of academic interest include diasporic experiences of Sikh community, identity politics, and oral narratives in the literary and cultural field of studies.
Before joining Ashoka University, she worked as an educator for two years. As an ICT instructor, she envisions her classroom as a space that helps the students become confident writers and motivates them to use personal experience as a strategy for critical thinking and writing.