Nitasha Kaul (b 1976, India) is an academic, author, artist and economist.
Over the past two decades, she has published and spoken on themes relating to identity, democracy, political economy, feminist and postcolonial critiques, Kashmir and Bhutan. Currently a senior lecturer in politics and international relations at the University of Westminster, Kaul is the author of Imagining Economics Otherwise: encounters with identity/difference (2007) and the novel Residue (2014). This book, which concerns Kashmiris and the politics of identity across nation-state borders, was shortlisted for the Man Asian Literary Prize.
In October 2019, Kaul provided expert testimony to a hearing by the House Foreign Affairs Committee of the US Congress on the human rights position in Kashmir.