India Studies
University of Houston
233 McElhinney Hall
Houston, TX 77204-5020

Dr. Anjali Kanojia
Assistant Director
233 McElhinney
Phone: (713) 743-3935

Landis Odoms,
Academic Advisor
Email: lodoms(at)
Phone: (713) 743-3783
252C McElhinney Hall

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Meera Jagannathan

Meera Jagannathan

Office: AHH 639

Current CV

Meera Jagannathan received her BA in French and English from Texas A&M University, College Station and her MA from Columbia University, New York.

Ms. Jagannathan teaches courses on India and World Literature in the Modern & Classical Languages department. She specializes at the intersection of culture and history through fiction and films. She has taught courses on writing in the Lone Star system and as TA in the English Department at the University of Houston.

Research Interests

  • Indian Colonial & Postcolonial
  • 19th Century British & French
  • World Literature
  • Theory of the Novel


  • PhD Candidate in the English Department
  • MA in English & Comparative Literature, Columbia University, NY


The Enigma of Toru Dutt in Dalhousie French Studies Vol 94 Lost Oceans, Spring 2011