Pawan Dhingra

Pawan Dhingra

Pawan Dhingra is Professor and Chair of Sociology and Professor of American Studies at Tufts University. He is Founding Curator of the Smithsonian Institution exhibition, Beyond Bollywood: Asian Indian Americans Shape the Nation. He is the author of the award-winning Life Behind the Lobby: Indian American Motel Owners and the American Dream (Stanford University Press, 2012) which has been profiled in National Public Radio, Philadelphia Inquirer, Colorlines Magazine, The Wall Street Journal, and elsewhere. He also authored the award-winning Managing Multicultural Lives: Asian American Professionals and the Challenge of Multiple Identities (Stanford University Press, 2007). He co-authored the book, Asian America: Sociological and Interdisciplinary Perspectives (Polity Press 2014). He is President of the Board of the South Asian American Digital Archive.