Crystal ParikhCrystal Parikh is a Professor at New York University in the Department of Social and Cultural Analysis and the Department of English. In 2018, she became Director of the Asian/Pacific/American Institute at NYU.

In addition to numerous articles, her books include “Writing Human Rights: The Political Imaginaries of Writers of Color” (2017), winner of the Association for Asian American Studies Award for Outstanding Achievement in Humanities and Cultural Studies: Literature, and “An Ethics of Betrayal: The Politics of Otherness in Emergent U.S. Literature and Culture” (2009), winner of the Modern Language Association Prize in United States Latina and Latino and Chicana and Chicano Literary Studies.

She is also the editor of “The Cambridge Companion to Human Rights and Literature” (2019) and co-editor of “The Cambridge Companion to Asian American Literature” (2015) with Daniel Y. Kim.