Dr. Rukmini Pande is an Associate Professor in Literary Studies at O.P Jindal Global University, India. She is currently part of the editorial board of the Journal of Fandom Studies as well as Mallorn: The Journal of Tolkien Studies. She has been published in multiple edited collections including the Wiley Companion to Media Fandom and Fan Studies and The Routledge Handbook of Popular Culture Tourism. She has also been published in peer reviewed journals such as Transformative Works and Cultures and The Journal for Feminist Studies. Her monograph, Squee From The Margins: Race in Fandom, was published in 2018 by the University of Iowa Press. Her latest edited collection, Fandom, Now In Color: A Collection of Voices, brings together cutting-edge scholarship on race/ism in fandom. It was published at the end of 2020 by the University of Iowa Press.