Dr Saswati Halder is an Associate Professor in the Department of English of Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India. She is also the Coordinator of the Centre for Victorian Studies (CVS), Coordinator of the Jadavpur University Society for American Studies (JUSAS) as well as that of ELT (English Language Teaching) of the same university. Her research interests revolve around 19th Century British Literature, Ecology and Culture, English Language Teaching. She is the Editor of The Confidential Clerk, an UGC approved, international, interdisciplinary online journal of the Centre for Victorian Studies, Jadavpur University. Under the grant of a UKIERI ‘Faculty Exchange Programme,’ 2011-12, she visited the School of English and Victorian Studies Centre of the University of Leicester, UK, to facilitate towards cementing the connections between the Victorian Studies Centres of the two institutions. She is also the recipient of the Charles Wallace India Trust Award for Short Research, 2013.
She is a lifetime member of EFSLE and also she has been appointed as one of the Executive Council Members (ECM) of its West Bengal- South Region.