Radhika Chopra teaches at the Department of Sociology, University of Delhi. In her work she has addressed issues of gender and masculinity, with a focus on north India, particularly Punjab. She is the author of Militant and Migrant: The Politics and Social History of Punjab. Her new book In the Aftermath of Militancy: Visual Politics after 1984 is to be published by Rowman and Littlefield/Lexington Books (2018). She is co-editor of South Asian Masculinities: Contexts of Change, Sites of Continuity (2004) and guest editor of a special issue Indian Masculinities of the journal Men and Masculinities, (2006).
She has curated a film-cum-discussion series “Making Migrants: Dialogues through Film” (2009), and earlier “School in Cinema” (2004). She is on the editorial boards of the journals Culture Society and Masculinities, Men’s Studies Press and Sikh Formations: Religion, Culture, Theory, Taylor and Francis and has been Co-chair, U.N. Expert Group on the Role of Men and Boys in Achieving Gender Equality.