ANN GRODZINS GOLD is the Thomas J. Watson Professor of Religion and Professor of Anthropology at Syracuse University. The recipient of two book prizes and numerous research awards, she has authored or edited seven books and has published over 50 scholarly articles, essays, and chapters. During the academic year 2014–2015, Gold held fellowship awards from the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Humanities Center to support writing a book, Shiptown: North Indian Passages between Rural and Urban, which is now forthcoming with the University of Pennsylvania Press; firstname.lastname@example.org.
BHRIGUPATI SINGH is Assistant Professor of Anthropology at Brown University. His recent book Poverty and the Quest for Life: Spiritual and Material Striving in Rural India (2015) was awarded the Joseph W. Elder Prize in the Indian Social Sciences. He is a co-editor of the volume The Ground Between: Anthropologists Engage Philosophy (2014) and serves as an Associate Editor of HAU: Journal of Ethnographic Theory; email@example.com.
FARHANA IBRAHIM is Associate Professor of Sociology and Social Anthropology in the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi, and the author of Settlers, Saints and Sovereigns: An Ethnography of State Formation in Western India (2009); firstname.lastname@example.org.
EDWARD SIMPSON is Professor of Social Anthropology at the School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London. He is the author of The Political Biography of an Earthquake: Aftermath and Amnesia in Gujarat, India (2013), and he has recently completed a research project looking at post-colonial change in rural India; email@example.com.
KIRIN NARAYAN is Professor of Anthropology and South Asian Studies at the Australian National University. Her fascination with religion as understood through oral storytelling, gendered identities, and family histories has yielded several books, including Everyday Creativity: Singing Goddesses in the Himalayan Foothills (2016). She is now researching Vishwakarma, the Hindu god of making; firstname.lastname@example.org.