Dr Yasmeen Farooq is an Associate Professor in the Department of English, Cluster University, Srinagar, Kashmir. She teaches new literatures ranging from Canadian to Afro-American literature . Her research interests are Ecocriticism and Gender Studies. With a teaching experience of twenty three years, she hopes to create an understanding of the intersectionality of literature and the environment. She has presented and published many papers on Ecofeminism, Environmental Justice and Activism. She hopes that her efforts in promoting awareness about climate change reflected in literature are disseminated.
She is a lifetime member of EFSLE and she has also been appointed as one of the Coordinators for its Kashmir Region.