author, culinary historian
Colleen Taylor Sen is a Chicago-based author and culinary historian. Her articles have appeared in The Chicago Tribune, Travel and Leisure, Food Arts, Chicago Sun Times, Yoga International, The Hindu, and many other publications. She is the author of six books, including Food Culture in India; Curry: A Global History; Turmeric: The Wonder Spice; A Guide to Indian Restaurant Menus; Street Food Around the World: An Encyclopedia of Food and Culture (with Bruce Kraig, and, most recently, Feasts and Fasts: A History of Food in India. Colleen Sen has a B.A. and M.A. from University of Toronto and a Ph.D. from Columbia University.