Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh
Dr Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh received her BA in Philosophy and Religion from Wellesley College, MA from the University of Pennsylvania, and PhD from Temple University. Dr. Nikky is the Crawford Professor and the Chair of the Department of Religion at Colby College in Maine, USA. She has published extensively in the field of Sikh Studies. Some of her books include 'Poems from the Guru Granth Sahib', 'The First Sikh: Life and Legacy of Guru Nanak', 'Sikhism: An Introduction, Birth of the Khalsa: A Feminist Re-memory of Sikh Identity', 'Feminine Principle in the Sikh Vision of the Transcendent', 'Physics and Metaphysics of the Guru Granth Sahib'. She has lectured widely, and her views have also been aired on television and radio in America, Canada, England, Ireland, Australia, India, and Bangladesh. She has received many awards for her scholarly works. In 2022, the city of Fresno in California proclaimed 26 March as ‘Dr. Nikky-Guninder Kaur Singh’ Day.