Dr Ashish Alexander is the head of the English department in SHUATS, Allahabad. He did his Ph.D. from Panjab University, Chandigarh, during which time he freelanced for Indian Express and worked in the editorial team of Dainik Bhaskar. He also wrote for newspapers like The Tribune, Daily Post and Caravan magazine. He later edited a magazine published from Delhi, which focused on the issues related to marginalized communities of India.
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