lecturer and researcher

Shela Sheikh teaches at Goldsmiths, University of London, London, where she convenes the MA Postcolonial Culture and Global Policy and the PhD Cultural Studies programs. Her current research focuses on colonialism, botany, and the politics of planting. She is co-editing, with Ros Gray, a special issue of Third Text entitled “The Wretched Earth: Botanical Conflicts and Artistic Interventions” (Spring 2018).