Amritjit Singh

Title:  Langston Hughes Professor

Company:  Ohio University

Location:  Providence, RI United States


  • Inductee, Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement (2018)
  • Honoree, Festschrift (2017)
  • Recipient, Faculty Award For Excellence in Global Engagement, Ohio University (2014)
  • Recipient, Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Excellence Award, University of Delhi (2014-2015)
  • Recipient, SALA Distinguished Achievement Award In Scholarship (2014)
  • Recipient, Franklin Research Grant, American Philosophical Society (2013)
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist, University of Alexandria, Egypt (2010)
  • Paul Harris Fellow Award for Community Service, Rotary Foundation (2009)
  • Fulbright Senior Specialist, University of Graz, Austria (2007)
  • Recipient, MELUS Lifetime Achievement Award for Multi-Ethnic Literary Scholarship (2007)
  • Recipient, Senior Fulbright Teaching/Research Fellowship, Germany (2002)
  • Visiting Fellow, Department of English, University of Delhi (1996)
  • Recipient, Killam Scholar-In-Residence Fellowship, University of Calgary (1995)
  • Recipient, Rockefeller Foundation Residency Fellowship, Bellagio Center, Italy (1994)
  • Mary Tucker Thorp Professor of Arts & Sciences, Rhode Island College (1991-1992)
  • Visiting Fellow, W.E.B. Du Bois Institute Harvard University (1991-1992)
  • Recipient, Faculty Research Award, NEH College (1988)
  • Recipient, American Council of Learned Societies Fellowship, Yale University (1983-1984)
  • Ford Foundation Fellow in Ethnic Studies, New York University (1972-1973)
  • Fulbright-Smith-Mundt Fellow, New York University (1968-1969)
  • Featured Listee, Who’s Who in the East, Marquis Who’s Who (1993-1994)


  • PhD, New York University
  • AM, New York University
  • MA, Kurukshetra University, India
  • BA, Panjab University, India

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