Rituparna Sengupta received her doctorate in Literature from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT-Delhi, in 2022. She holds MA and BA Hons. degrees in English from the University of Delhi. She has taught English at the University of Delhi and worked as an editor at Macmillan.
Dr Sengupta specializes in Culture Studies and Literary Studies. Her research interests lie in Popular Culture, Indian Writing in English, Comics and Graphic Narratives, Film Studies, Cultural Nationalism, Gender Studies, and Caste Studies.
Dr Sengupta has authored academic papers on the portrayal of caste in graphic narratives and cinema, and the depiction of Partition-based trauma in a graphic anthology.
Dr Sengupta also writes personal contemplative and analytical essays for literary magazines and journals. Her reviews and essays on literature and cinema have appeared in publications like Biblio, The Tribune, Scroll, Outlook, and others. Some of her translations of poetry and short fiction from Hindi, Punjabi, and Urdu into English have been published in Out of Print, Exchanges, The Dhaka Tribune, and elsewhere.