Samhita Mukhopadhyay

Samhita Mukhopadhyay is a writer and activist, and is currently the Executive Editor of She is also web manager at the Center for Media Justice, an Oakland-based organization that provides media strategy and action for justice-based grassroots organizing groups. She has a bachelor’s degree in sociology and women’s studies from SUNY Albany, and a master’s degree in women’s studies focused on blogging, gender, social networking technology and activism from San Francisco State.

Mukhopadhyay is on the advisory board at WireTap magazine, and she has written for New American Media, Wiretap, Colorlines, The Nation, and The American Prospect. She has been featured in India Currents magazine, Nirali Magazine, and Alternet, and in 2007 she was named a Champion of Sexual Literacy by the National Sexuality Resource Center.

Mukhopadhyay focuses most of her writing on popular culture, race, gender, the prison industrial complex, and the romantic industrial complex. She lives in Brooklyn, NY.
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