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Shivani Radhakrishnan, 2017

PhD, Columbia University

Shivani Radhakrishnan is the child of immigrants from India

Fellowship awarded to support work towards a PhD in Philosophy at Columbia University

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. 


  • Shivani Radhakrishnan GIF
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Education
  • BA Philosophy, Values and Public Life | Princeton University 2011
  • PhD Philosophy | Columbia University
  • MPhil | Oxford University
Awards
  • Fulbright ETA, Russia (2013-14)
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