Shivani Radhakrishnan is the 2022-2024 Gaius Bolin Fellow in Philosophy at Williams College and a PhD in philosophy from Columbia University. She’s also a writer, with essays and criticism in n+1, the Washington Post, The Baffler, The Believer, Paris Review Daily, BOMB, The Georgia Review, Threepenny Review, frieze and many others. She’s at work on a debut essay collection about copies, doubles, and mimicry and is currently in training to become a psychoanalyst at the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies. She was a former Fulbright to Vladivostok, Russia.
She was raised in New York by Indian immigrant parents, and holds a BA from Princeton University and a BPhil in Philosophy from Oxford University.