Nivedita Menon is Professor in the Centre for Comparative Politics and Political Theory at Jawaharlal Nehru University. She writes with a feminist perspective on political theory and Indian politics and has published widely in both Indian and international academic journals. Menon regularly contributes to current issues in The Economic, Political Weekly, kafila.org, and newspapers. Her recent books are Seeing Like a Feminist (2012), the edited volume Sexualities (2007), Power and Contestation: India Since 1989 (2007), and Recovering Subversion: Feminist Politics Beyond the Law (2004). Menon has also been involved in a wide range of political and social movements.