Swati Pal, Professor and Principal, Janki Devi Memorial College, University of Delhi, has been a Charles Wallace Scholar as well as the first Asian to receive the John McGrath Theatre Studies Scholarship at Edinburgh University.
Prof Pal is the author of several books on Theatre, creative and academic writing. Her newspaper articles articulate her views on education and her research in drama.
She is the Vice President of the Indian Association for Commonwealth Literature and Language Studies (IACLALS). Prof Pal has presented several papers at both national and international conferences and has been the recipient of several awards. She also translates from Hindi to English and writes poetry. In Absentia is a collection of poems written by her. (Hawakal Publishers, 2021)