Aswin Punathambekar is an Associate Professor in the Department of Communication Studies at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. He is the author of From Bombay to Bollywood: The Making of a Global Media Industry (NYU Press, 2013), co-editor of Global Bollywood (NYU Press, 2008), and co-editor of Television At Large in South Asia (2013). His research and teaching focus on digital media and political culture, media industries and production cultures, and media history with a focus on South Asia and the South Asian diaspora. Aswin is an Associate Editor of the journal Media, Culture and Society and he currently co-edits the Critical Cultural Communication series for NYU Press. He is currently at work on his next book, provisionally titled Mobile Publics: Popular Culture and the Political in Digital India.