Ananta Charan Sukla (also Ananta Ch. Sukla or A. C. Sukla) is a scholar of aesthetics, comparative literature, literary criticism, philosophy, and art history. He has specialized in comparative aesthetics (Sanskrit and Western), literary theory, philosophy of art, religion and language, and cultural studies. He is a former professor of English and Comparative Literature at Sambalpur University, Sambalpur, India.