Ashwini Tambe is editorial director of the academic journal Feminist Studies and associate professor, Department of Women’s Studies, University of Maryland. She has previously taught at the University of Toronto, Georgetown University and Temple University. Her books include Codes of Misconduct: Regulating Prostitution in Late Colonial Bombay (University of Minnesota Press, 2009) and The Limits of British Colonial Control in South Asia (Routledge, 2008). Her recent articles have appeared in Theory, Culture and Society; Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East; and New Global Studies. Ashwini Tambe draws inspiration from feminist activism in multiple settings including the countries where she grew up, India and Malaysia.