Tara Menon is a Ph. D. candidate in Comparative Literature at Yale University and holds a M.A. and M.Phil. from Yale University and a B.A. from Colorado College. She was also awarded a Postdoctoral Writing Fellowship at Ashoka University and an Exchange Scholar at École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Jawaharlal Nehru University, and Eberhard-Karls-Universität Tübingen.