Dr. Panchali Mukherjee is an Associate Professor in the Department of Humanities, Christ Academy Institute for Advanced Studies. She has done B.A. and M.A. in English from the Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia. M.Phil in English from the Department of English, University of Delhi in 2003; and Ph.D. in English from the Department of English, Jamia Millia Islamia in 2012. She is a Fulbright Scholar. She is also the recipient of a merit scholarship from Jamia Millia Islamia for outstanding academic performance at the postgraduate level. She was an Associate Professor and Head of the Department of Languages in T. John College, Bangalore University from 2011 to 2016.
She has a keen interest in the issues concerned with the LEGH Movement (Literature, Environment, Gender and Human Rights). She is a lifetrime member of FSLE-India, an International Socio-Ecoliterary Organization working in the field of Ecocriticism. She has been appointed as one of the Coordinators of FSLE-India for its Karnataka-South Region.