Elizabeth Chacko is Professor of Geography and International Affairs at the George Washington University in Washington, D.C., where she is currently the Associate Provost for Special Programs and the Academic Experience on GWU’s Mount Vernon Campus. Her research focuses on flows of people, capital, and ideas, and their impacts on social, cultural, economic, and urban geographies. She has conducted fieldwork related to migration and urbanization in the United States, India, Ethiopia, Singapore, and Malaysia. Her research has been supported by the Fulbright Commission, the National Science Foundation, and the Social Science Research Council. Elizabeth is a keen amateur photographer, especially interested in documenting the particularities of places.