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B.A. Johns Hopkins University, 1993
M.L.A. University of Pennsylvania, 2000
M.A. Comparative Literature, Rutgers University, 2003
Ph.D. Comparative Literature, Rutgers University, 2005
Feminism, post-colonialism and modern-day imperialism, human rights, terrorism.
V.G. Julie Rajan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Womens and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. Her research interests include colonial, post-colonial, and modern-day imperialisms; women and militarism; womens and human rights; and terrorism and resistance. Her publications include: monographs, Women Suicide Bombers: Narratives of Violence (Routledge 2011) and New Trends in Suicide Terrorism: Al Qaeda, Africa, and the West (in process); and edited collections, Violence and Gender in the Globalized World (Ashgate 2008) and Human Rights in Postcolonial India (forthcoming).
Click here to read Rutgers - Focus review published in April 2012 on Julie Rajan's new book "Women Suicide Bombers: Narratives of Violence."