In this episode, I talk to Indian born transdisciplinary feminist scholar Monica Mody, Ph.D., MF.A., B.A. LL.B. (Hons.). Monica’s research interests include borderlands, transnational feminisms, decolonization, embodied relational paradigms, and genre. Her academic writing has been published in numerous journals and anthologies. Monica has been the recipient of the Kore Award for Best Dissertation in Women and Mythology, as well as the Nicholas Sparks Postgraduate Writing Fellowship at the University of Notre Dame. Monica holds a Ph.D. in East-West Psychology from the California Institute of Integral Studies, an MFA in Creative Writing from the University of Notre Dame. Monica’s dissertation is entitled, “Claiming Voice, Vitality, And Authority In Post-Secular South Asian Borderlands: A Critical Hermeneutics And Autohistoria/Teoría For Decolonial Feminist Consciousness”.