Robert Arnett has a Master's Degree in History from Indiana University. Undergraduate studies were at Tulane University, University of Georgia, and the London School of Economics in England. He spent two years in the United States Army, and was one of the youngest Commanding Officers in the Signal Corps, serving nineteen months in Turkey. While overseas, he taught History of Western Civilization for the University of Maryland, European Division.
He put together, with his brother William, a nationally and internationally known collection of Oriental, African, and Primitive Art.
India: A Perspective
Mr. Arnett has had an avid interest in India for over 25 years. From 1988 to present, he made five trips to India and spent over 19 months there studying art, culture, and religion while living with Indian families.
He is the author of the highly acclaimed illustrated book with text India Unveiled, probably the only book ever published in the Western world to
have been officially recognized by a Prime Minister of India.
Mr. Arnett has lectured widely throughout North America to include the Smithsonian Institute and Harvard and Yale Universities. He has been interviewed on National Public Radio, Voice of America, various television programs, and was a speaker at the Parliament of the World's Religions, held in Cape Town, South Africa--the Parliament's 3rd convening in its 106 year history.