Harsha V. Dehejia is Professor of Indian Studies at Carleton University in Ottawa., ON., Canada. His special interest is in Aesthetics. He has published extensively, curated exhibitions and made a documentary film. Two of his books, Celebrating Krishna (Mapin) and Akriti toSanskriti (Niyogi) have won awards for the best Art book of the year in 1998 and 2010. He is also a pracitising medical doctor. He divides his time between Ottawa and Mumbai.