Kavitha Rajagopalan is a senior fellow at the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and the World Policy Institute. She is the author of Muslims of Metropolis: The Stories of Three Immigrant Families in the West (Rutgers University Press 2008), which was the finalist for the Twelfth Asian American Literary Award in Nonfiction. She writes and comments widely on migration and diversity, previously as an oped columnist for PBS and Newsday. She has written for Next City, the Feminist Review, and various international policy magazines. She is co-author of a book on educational assessment (Palgrave Macmillan 2015), and her writing has been featured in an edited volume about child migrants and a photography book on third sex in India. Between 1998 and 2001, she was a reporter in Chennai, India and Berlin, Germany. She holds an MA from Columbia University’s School of International Affairs and a BA from the College of William & Mary, and is the recipient of a Fulbright Scholarship, a John J. McCloy Journalism Fellowship and a Foreign Language and Area Studies Fellowship. She is currently at work on a literary nonfiction book about the future of citizenship in the age of global movement.