Rebecca M. Brown is Professor and Program Chair of the History of Art at Johns Hopkins University. She received her B.A. in the History of Art from Pomona College and her Ph.D. in South Asian and Islamic Art History from the University of Minnesota. Her research focuses on colonial and post-1947 South Asian visual culture and politics. Her work examines urban space, modernity, visual political rhetoric, cultural diplomacy, and rhythm, motion, and time in art, visual culture, and exhibitionary contexts.