Prea Persaud (B.A. from Rollins Faculty, M.A. from Syracuse College, Doctoral Candidate on the College of Florida) is a Lecturer within the Division of Spiritual Research on the College of North Carolina in Charlotte the place her educating focuses on Hinduism. Along with educating lessons on Hinduism and the Hindu diaspora, she additionally teaches lessons on the Caribbean. She is fascinated with world Hinduism, faith within the Americas (inclusive of the Caribbean), and points regarding race, identification, and post-colonialism. Her present analysis seems on the methods by which Hinduism in Trinidad has established itself as a Caribbean faith by interesting to nationalist discourses, inscribing itself on the native panorama, and creating new traditions. By finding Indo-Trinidadian Hinduism throughout the class of creole faith, she challenges research on diasporic Hinduism which heart India because the homeland, scholarship on the Caribbean which ignore the affect of Asian migration, and the rigidness of classes throughout the examine of faith. Persaud is presently on the steering committee for the Faith, Colonialism, and Postcolonialism Unit of the American Academy of Faith and the visitor editor for Nidan: The Worldwide Journal for Indian Research. She beforehand labored for Digital Library of the Caribbean and continues to assist collaborative initiatives amongst Caribbean students.