Tulasi Srinivas is Associate Professor of Anthropology at Emerson College, Boston. She is interested in comparative religion and food studies. She is the author of Winged Faith: Globalization and Religious Pluralism through the Sathya Sai Movement and The Cow in the Elevator: An Anthropology of Wonder. She has been a fellow at the Berkley Center for Religion, Peace and World Affairs at Georgetown University and the Radcliffe Institute of Advanced Study at Harvard University. She is currently at work on a book about the history of the gin and tonic cocktail.