Department of English

Jisha Alex

Department of English


Ms. Jisha Alex is a Senior Research Fellow working on trauma graphic novels. Her research work intends to contribute to the burgeoning genre of Cultural Memory Studies and Vulnerability Studies. It focusses on documentary graphic novels and memoirs which discuss war, refugee crisis and vulnerability. The study closely analyses the intricacies of comics medium and its potential to delineate ineffably traumatic content. It also examines the contentious concepts of memory, competitive memory, precariousness, vulnerability and resilience.

Reg No


Full time/Part time

Full time

Research Guide

Dr. Basheer Kotta

Area of Research

Cultural Memory Studies

Research Interests

Trauma Studies, Memory, Health Humanities, Graphic Medicine