Sarah Lamb is Professor of Anthropology at Brandeis University, USA. Her research focuses on aging, gender, families and understandings of personhood in daily life in West Bengal, India and the United States. She received her B.A. in Religious Studies from Brown University (1982) and a Ph.D. in Anthropology from the University of Chicago (1993). Her books include: White Saris and Sweet Mangoes: Aging, Gender and Body in North India; Aging and the Indian Diaspora: Cosmopolitan Families in India and Abroad; and (with Diane Mines) Everyday Life in South Asia. Her current research critically examines US notions of "successful" aging. Sarah Lamb lives in Needham, Massachusetts with her spouse, two daughters and a dog, and for recreation enjoys running, hiking, cross-country skiing, travel, gardening, and music.