Dr. Douglas T. McGetchin is an Associate Professor of History at Florida Atlantic University where he specializes in the history of the transnational intersection of modern Europe and South Asia. He is the author of Indology, Indomania, Orientalism: Ancient India’s Rebirth in Modern Germany (2009), an edited volume, and several scholarly articles. He has presented papers at academic conferences in North America, Europe, and India, including the German Studies Association, the World History Association, the International Conference of Asian Scholars (Berlin), and others. His teaching interests include world history, modern Germany, modern Europe, and ancient and modern South Asia. He is the Director of the Peace Studies program at FAU: http://www.fau.edu/peacestudies.