Faculty and Staff Directory
Sarita Heer, Ph.D.
Title/s: Lecturer of Fine Arts in Art History
Office #: Mundelein 918A
Dr. Sarita K. Heer has taught at the college level for over twenty years. Her research is focused on Contemporary South Asian Visual Culture, with a particular interest in women artists and images of women. She has presented papers and co-chaired a session at the College Art Association’s annual meetings and has presented papers and co-chaired sessions at various smaller conferences, both national and international.
She is currently working on a project that focuses on Indian Postage Stamps. Her article, “Food for Thought: India, Postage Stamps, and Banal Nationalism” will be published in the Fall issue of South Asian Popular Culture.
Ph.D. University of Illinois at Chicago
M.A., Case Western Reserve University
B.A., Baldwin-Wallace College
Her current research is focused on Phoolan Devi, India’s Bandit Queen, and how she represents a new model of Indian womanhood for the late 20th-early 21st centuries.