Ratna Menon is Associate Director of the Centre for Writing and Communication at Ashoka University and a Writing Preceptor at the YIF writing programme.
Ratna’s disciplinary background is in Anthropology; she obtained her M.A. from The New School (2007) and her B.A. from Mount Holyoke College (1996).
Ratna spent over a decade as a freelance consultant working on issues of gender, development, and human rights before joining Ashoka University. Her research interests include border studies and critical theory, both of which she weaves into her YIF writing seminar in which she emphasises the inextricable link between critical thinking and good writing.