After studying at Cornell and Tufts, Amardeep Singh received his Ph.D. from Duke University in 2001. His book, Literary Secularism: Religion and Modernity in Twentieth-Century Fiction was published in 2006 by Cambridge Scholars Press; more information about it can be found here. Professor Singh's primary interests include World Literature in English (also known as "Postcolonial Literature") and 20th/21st Century British literature. Professor Singh also has an interest in film; he is currently completing a book-length manuscript on the filmmaker Mira Nair. Finally, Singh is an Associate Editor at the Journal of Postcolonial Writing. For Spring 2011, he is the recipient of an NEH Fellowship. Recent courses Prof. Singh has taught include "Global English," Converts and Rebels: Religion and British Modernism,", "Beyond East and West: Travel Writers in an Era of Globalization," "Contemporary British Fiction", and "Secrecy and Authorship").