Doranne Jacobson holds a Ph.D. in anthropology from Columbia University and has lived in India more than six years, conducting extensive research on social change and gender roles. She is the author of many books and articles on India and is also a widely published photographer. Doranne will present engaging lectures illustrated with her own colorful photographs. Doranne has led many tours to India and other parts of Asia, and her fluency in Hindi, the country’s national language, has been helpful during her travels. Doranne is currently director of International Images, a consulting firm in Springfield, Illinois.