Vijay Mishra

Emeritus Professor Vijay Mishra

  • Post Nominals: FAHA
  • Fellow Type: Fellow
  • Elected to the Academy: 2009
  • Section(s): English, Cultural And Communication Studies


Vijay Mishra was born in Fiji and educated at the universities of Wellington, Macquarie, Sydney, the Australian National and Oxford. He holds doctorates from the ANU and Oxford in two separate disciplines. He is a multidisciplinary scholar whose works are cited by scholars working in film studies, classical Indian studies, literary and cultural theory, religious studies, as well as English literature (including postcolonial, diaspora and Australian literatures). Some of his essays and books have been foundational, with essays reprinted and sections of books anthologized.

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