Indu Viswanathan

Indu Viswanathan

Indu Viswanathan has worked in the field of education for 20 years as a teacher, curriculum developer, educator, and non-profit research director. Her research focuses on immigration, education, and the transnational consciousness of second-generation Indian American teachers.

She examines how American education and media reinscribe colonial-era biases about Hinduism, often actively silencing indigenous Dharmic perspectives and expression. She is the co-founder of the ‘Understanding Hinduphobia’ initiative and the Director of Education at the Hindu University of America.