UNITED STATES AREA EDITOR
Santhi Kavuri-Bauer, San Francisco State University
Santhi Kavuri-Bauer is a Professor of Art History at San Francisco State University where she teaches Contemporary Asian, Asian American, and Islamic art. Her research is focused on the South Asian diaspora and how it is produced at the intersection of immigration, postcolonialism, modernism, and the dynamics of class and race. She has written on the subjects of photography in the South Asian diaspora, the painting practice of Natvar Bhavsar, and the art of maritime Asian American culture for journals such as ThirdText, South Asian Diaspora and ADVA. She also helped curate an exhibition for the Fine Arts Gallery at San Francisco State in 2011 called “Picturing Parallax” that showed South Asian American video art and photography. She is also the co-Director of the South Asian Studies Initiative at SFSU.