Graduate Student Directory

Talib Ali Jabbar
  • Title
    • Teaching Assistant
    • Doctoral Student
  • Division Humanities Division
  • Department
    • Literature Department
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Office Location
    • Humanities Building 1, Literature Department
    • Humanities 1
  • Mail Stop Literature Department

Research Interests


Transnational literature, postcolonial studies, South Asian diaspora, critical race theory, critical muslim studies, sociopolitical identity

Biography, Education and Training

Talib Jabbar is a graduate student in the Literature Department at UC Santa Cruz focusing on contemporary writing from the South Asian diaspora. Talib is interested in the ways narrative offers a site to examine concepts such as identity, especially its politicization in a transnational and multi-ethnic context. He received his B.A. in Politics from UCSC and his M.S. in Social Policy from Lund University, in Sweden.