I(nder) J(it) Singh was born in Gujranwala (now in Pakistan) before the partition of the Indian Subcontinent in 1947. He was educated at Simla and Amritsar in India. In 1960. I.J. Singh came to the United States on a Murry & Leonie Guggenheim Foundation Fellowship. He was awarded a PhD in Anatomical Sciences from the University of Oregon Medical School (now known as the Oregon Health Sciences University). He also earned a DDS form Columbia University. He is now Professor Emeritus of Anatomical Sciences at New York University. I.J. Singh serves as the Overseas Editor at The Sikh Review and as the Editorial Director
of The Nishaan. He is regular commentator on Sikh Net and other sites. A prolific writer and speaker on his journey as a Sikh in America. I.J. Singh is the author of five collations of essays on Sikhs and Sikhi.