Erandika DeSilva

Erandika deSilVA
PhD Candidate, Graduate Instructor
20 Tate Hall

PhD, English, University of Missouri – Columbia, in progress

MA, Human Rights and Democratization, Mahidol University, Thailand

BA, English, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

Research and Teaching

Areas of Study

  • Women's and Gender Studies
  • Postcolonial Studies
  • Critical Disability Studies
  • Subaltern Studies

Erandika de Silva is an occasional writer and a PhD student interested in women's lifewriting, narrative medicine, and disability studies. She has taught at the University of Peradeniya and the University of Jaffna, and she currently teaches composition at the University of Missouri, Columbia. She contributes to the Kuppi column on The Island and is a member of Kuppi Collective which is "a politics and pedagogy happening on the margins of the lecture hall that parodies, subverts, and simultaneously reaffirms social hierarchies".