Crystal Parikh

Crystal Parikh is professor of Social & Cultural Analysis and English at New York University, specializing in 20th-century and contemporary American literature and culture. She is the author of Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color (University of Minnesota Press, 2017) and An Ethics of Betrayal: The Politics of Otherness in Emergent U.S. Literature and Culture (Fordham University Press, 2009). She is also the editor of The Cambridge Companion to Human Rights and Literature (2019), and she co-edited with Daniel Y. Kim, The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature (2015). Professor Parikh is the director of the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.