Dr. Pankaj Jain is an internationally recognized academic leader in the fields of Sustainability, Indology, Jain Studies, Film Studies, and Diaspora Studies. Dr. Jain’s publications include three monographs, especially the award-winning Dharma and Ecology of Hindu Communities: Sustenance and Sustainability (2011) and Dharma in America: A Short History of Hindu-Jain Diaspora (2019). He is also the editor of the Encyclopedia of Hinduism and a recipient of Fulbright-Nehru Fellowship for Environmental Leadership and Wenner-Gren Grant, among many other grants.
His articles have appeared in several academic journals and on the Huffington Post, Washington Post’s On Faith, and Times of India’s Speaking Tree. Dr. Jain is widely quoted in various American and Indian media outlets. In 2019, Morgan Freeman interviewed him for the TV series "The Story of God" for the National Geographic Channel/Netflix). In July 2020, The New York Times interviewed him as well. He tweets at @ProfPankajJain