Sailaja Krishnamurti is a Sessional Assistant Professor in the Department of Humanities at York University. Her research explores representations and experiences of race, religion, gender, and migration in the South Asian diaspora and in global popular culture. She completed her PhD in Social and Political Thought at York University, and taught previously at the University of Toronto Mississauga. She is the author of several recent and forthcoming articles and book chapters, and is the co-editor of a collection of essays, Organizing the Transnational: Labour, Politics, and Social Change. Sailaja has worked with the GTA’s South Asian communities on a number of social justice issues.