Dr. Anjali Monteiro is professor, Centre for Media and Cultural Studies, Tata Institute of Social Sciences, Mumbai. Dr. Monteiro has a Masters Degree in Economics and a PHD in Sociology. She is involved in media production, teaching and research. Vibgyor Film Festival, Kerala organised a retrospective of her work with Dr. K. P. Jayasankar in 2006. Dr. Monteiro is a recipient of the Howard Thomas Memorial Fellowship in Media Studies and was attached to the University of Western Sydney in 2000. She was a Fulbright visiting lecturer for 2006-07, attached to the University of California, Berkeley.