Anupama Roy is Professor at the Centre for Political Studies, Jawaharlal Nehru University, Delhi, India. She obtained her PhD from the State University of New York at Binghamton, USA. Her research interests straddle legal studies, political anthropology of public institutions and gender studies. Her publications include Gendered Citizenship: Historical and Conceptual Explorations (Orient Longman, 2005, 2013), Mapping Citizenship in India (Oxford University Press, 2010, 2014), and Citizenship in India (Oxford India Short Introduction Series, OUP, 2016). Her research articles have appeared in various national and international journals, including Asian Studies Review, Australian Feminist Studies, Critical Asian Studies, and Election Law Journal. She is presently working on a book manuscript on the Election Commission of India to be co-authored with Ujjwal Kumar Singh.