Ravi Sundaram is a Professor at the Centre for the Study of Developing Societies (CSDS), Delhi. In 2000 he founded the Sarai programme along with Monica Narula, Jeebesh Bagchi, Ravi Vasudevan and Shuddhabrata Sengupta. Sundaram has co-edited the Sarai Reader series, The Public Domain (2001), The Cities of Everyday Life(2002), Shaping Technologies (2003), Crisis Media(2004), and Frontiers (2007).  He is the author of Pirate Modernity: Media Urbanism in Delhi (Routledge, London 2009) and the edited collection No Limits: Media Studies fromIndia (Oxford University Press, 2013).  His writings have been translated into many languages. Sundaram’s current work is on contemporary fear after media modernity.

He has been a visiting Professor at the School of Architecture and Planning, Delhi, Princeton University, Johns Hopkins University, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, and the University of Oxford.