Deepa Iyer

A leading racial justice activist, Deepa Iyer served for a decade as the executive director of South Asian Americans Leading Together (SAALT), focusing on community building in post-9/11 America. She teaches in the Asian American studies program at the University of Maryland and is the author of We Too Sing America (The New Press).

News and Reviews

American Book Award for We Too Sing America

On August 12, Deepa Iyer won an A

The Aerogram

Four things you can do to counter hate and violence: South Asian activists in conversation with Deepa Iyer

New Books in Political Science

Listen to New Books in Political Science's podcast interview with Deepa Iyer

NBC News Asian America

NBC News interviews Deepa Iyer about We Too Sing America


Books by Deepa Iyer

We Too Sing America
South Asian, Arab, Muslim, and Sikh Immigrants Shape Our Multiracial Future

Deepa Iyer