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Basuli Deb is a Global Scholar at the Institute for Research on Women at Rutgers-New Brunswick and a CUNY faculty in Women’s and Gender Studies and English departments. From summer she will be joining the Institute for the Study of Human Rights at Columbia University as Visiting Scholar. Deb has published a monograph Transnational Feminist Perspectives on Terror in Literature and Culture, multiple sole authored peer reviewed articles, and co-edited a special issue and two anthologies. She is now completing another monograph project on a transnational feminist rapprochement between indigeneity and immigration. Recently she was an invited speaker on the Rohingya genocide and the refugee crisis at the sixty-third session of the Commission on the Status of Women at the UN Headquarters in New York. Her upcoming keynote address for the 8th International Conference of the Centre for Media and Celebrity Studies in NYC is called “From MeToo to UsToo”. She has served in various leadership capacities, such as the MLA Delegate Assembly, the Women of Color Leadership Project of the National Women’s Studies Association (NWSA), and as a founding member of NWSA’s South Asian Feminist Caucus.