Former South Asia Studies Distinguished Visiting Scholar (2011-2018)
Professor R.V.S. Sundaram (Rallapalli Venkata Subbu Sundaram) is a poet, scholar, critic, novelist, essayist, folklorist, and translator. He has published more than 100 books in Telugu, Kannada and English. Dr. Sundaram was Professor and Director at the University of Mysore and served as a distinguished visiting scholar at the University of Pennsylvania from 2011 to 2018.