Dr. Arnab Dutta Roy is an Assistant Professor of English at Florida Gulf Coast University (FGCU). His research is located at the intersection of postcolonial theory, human rights, and modern South Asian literature, and has appeared (or is forthcoming) in peer-reviewed journals including the Journal of Global Postcolonial Studies, South Asian Review, American Book Review, Comparatist, Literary Universals Project, Humanities, and APA Studies on Asian and Asian American Philosophers and Philosophies. His current book project, Universalisms in South Asian Literature, draws on interdisciplinary work in postcolonial theory and human rights to analyze literary responses to colonialism from South Asia. He is currently co-editing two projects including an anthology titled The Postcolonial Bildungsroman; Narratives of Youth, Representational Politics and Aesthetic Reinventions (Forthcoming with University of Alberta Press) and a special issue, Constructing the Other: Narrative Empathy and the Ethics of Border-Crossing in World Literature (Forthcoming with the Journal of World Literature). He is a faculty fellow at FGCU’s Center for Race and Ethnic Studies, serves as an advisory board member of the Society for Comparative Literature and Arts (SCLA), and teaches graduate and undergraduate courses on world literature at FGCU.