Dr. Priyali Ghosh is a graduate of the University of Calcutta and the University of Cambridge. She held a Nehru Centenary scholarship at Cambridge which is an award of the Nehru Trust for Cambridge University, India, the Cambridge Commonwealth Trust and the British Foreign and Commonwealth Office. She researched her doctorate in English at the Department of English and Language Studies, Canterbury Christ Church University where she held a Research Studentship awarded by the Graduate School, Canterbury Christ Church University. She received her doctorate from the University of Kent in 2009. She has taught at Canterbury Christ Church University, the University of Kent and the University of Leicester. She is a nineteenth-century studies researcher in English and also has teaching specialisms in English for Academic purposes, General English and Business English.