Dr. Arun (center) with Dr. V and Mischa

Dr. Arun joined South India Term Abroad in 1993 and currently holds the positions of deputy director and Tamil language professor at SITA. Dr. Arun earned a Ph.D. in Linguistics from Madurai Kamaraj University. His dissertation was entitled “Problems in Translating English into Tamil.” During the summers, he has lived in the US to teach Tamil at SASLI: South Asia Summer Language Institute at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Along with his roles in daily operations, Dr. Arun takes on leadership in SITA’s customized programs with various institutions, including Smith College, SAGE, and 360+ Leadership Collective.