Anuj Gupta

University Fellows Cohort Member, 2020-2021
PhD Student, Rhetoric, Composition & the Teaching of English
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Anuj is a doctoral student in the Department of English’s Rhetoric, Composition & the Teaching of English program. He earned bachelor and master’s degrees in English from the University of Delhi and a second master’s degree in English Literature from the University of Jawaharlal Nehru University. His research cuts across the fields of second language writing, translingualism, writing program administration, and social justice. He is especially interested in improving the ways Indian universities support and teach students how to read, write, and think critically and empathetically. To this end, he has helped build one of India’s first college-level writing programs as a writing administrator and teacher at the Young India Fellowship at Ashoka University in his hometown of New Delhi. Anuj’s research and applied work are informed by a commitment to strengthen the health of emerging democracies across the world. Outside of his academic and professional pursuits, he enjoys cooking and playing music.