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Art history educator

Padma Kaimal, American Art history educator. Foreign language area studies grantee, 1981-1983; junior fellow American Institute IndianStudies, 1984-1985, senior fellow, summer 1990, fellow Center for South Asian Studies, University of California, spring 1991, Jean Paul Getty postdoctoral fellow, 1990-1991.


Kaimal, Padma was born on October 17, 1957 in Seattle, Washington, United States. Daughter of Jagadish Chandran and Lorraine Marie (Augusta) Kaimal.


Bachelor in Art History, Swarthmore College, 1979; Master of Arts in Indian Art, University of California, Berkeley, 1982; Doctor of Philosophy in Indian Art, University of California, Berkeley, 1988.


Teaching assistant, University of California, 1982, 83; curatorial assistant, Asian Art Museum San Francisco, 1986; lecturer department art and art history, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, 1987; assistant professor art of Asia, Colgate University, Hamilton, New York, since 1988. Visiting lecturer Vanderbilt University, Nashville, 1988. Presenter in field College Art Association, New York City, 1986, Colgate University, 1986, 91, 4th symposium American Com.for South Asian Art, Richmond, Virginia, 1988, University of Wisconsin, Madison, 1989, University of California, 1991.


  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.


Married Andrew Jon Rotter, June 24, 1984. Children: Sophie Kaimal, Phoebe Kaimal.

Jagadish Chandran Kaimal

Lorraine Marie (Augusta) Kaimal

Andrew Jon Rotter

Phoebe Kaimal

Sophie Kaimal