Nivedita Menon is Professor of Political Thought at the Jawaharlal Nehru University in New Delhi.

She works on feminism and feminist theory, intersectionality and political theory.

She is a Visiting Fellow at CAS in January 2016 upon invitation from Prof. Dr. Stephan Lessenich in the context of the CAS Research Focus "Global Capitalism". Her lecture on "The Economy of the Internal and the External" (together with Prof. Dr. Manuela Boatca) on 20th January is part of the CAS lecture series.