George Jose is Associate Professor of sociology in NMIMS University, Mumbai. He held full-time positions for more than two and a half decades in the academic and not-for-profit sectors across teaching, research and management roles. His PhD thesis strengthens the notion that metropolitan margins are a crucial, if undervalued, site for culture and politics. George was also a Fellow at the Forum Transregionale Studien, Berlin, Programme Director of Asia Society’s India Centre, Mumbai, and Programme Executive with the India Foundation for the Arts (IFA), Bengaluru. He was visiting faculty in architecture, design, management, and technology institutes in India, and serves collaborative arts projects in an advisory capacity.