Sayan Dey (ORCID ID: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-7569-5519) grew up in Kolkata, West Bengal. He completed B.A. (English), M.A. (English), and Ph.D. (English) from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi, and is currently working as a Postdoctoral Fellow at Wits Centre for Diversity Studies, University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg. He is also the Head of Gender (In)equality Mandate, Center for Regional Research and Sustainability Studies (CRRSS), India. As a contributor and editor, his publications appear in different edited books, journals, blogs, and tabloids. His areas of research interests are history, archaeology, everyday decoloniality, sociology, critical diversity literacy, culinary epistemologies, and race studies.