Rajan, Julie

Assistant Professor & MA Program Director

Women's and Gender Studies

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Tel: 848-932-8417

Office: RDJC, Rm. 201


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

Research Interests

Feminism, post-colonialism and modern-day imperialism, human rights, terrorism.

Biographical Notes

V.G. Julie Rajan is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Women’s and Gender Studies at Rutgers University. Her research interests include colonial, post-colonial, and modern-day imperialisms; women and militarism; women’s 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."

Click here for Professor Rajan's CV.