Gaana Jayagopalan currently teaches at Alliance University, Bangalore. Her areas of interest include fiction, higher education, and Blue Humanities. She has taught courses in Cultural Studies, Postcolonial Discourses, and Writing and Rhetorical Studies. She has also contributed to academic publications in these areas.
A trained musician, she also harbors an interest in Carnatic Music, especially its interstitial existence with caste and gender.