Type: Students

Muntazir Ali

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

Muslim Intellectual History in Early Modern India, Sufism

Simona Lazzerini

Monday, October 3rd, 2016

M.A., Columbia University, Religious Studies M.A., Fudan University, Chinese Philosophy and Culture M.S., Central Connecticut State University, International Studies and Areas (East Asia) B.A., Università degli Studi di Firenze, Modern Languages Research Interests: female deities, popular practices, demonology, Chinese and Japanese material culture, violence in religious practices


Monday, October 12th, 2015

CJ Uy holds a B.A. in Religious Studies from Yale University and an MPhil in Asian and Middle Eastern Studies from the University of Cambridge. He is interested in mystics and philosophers in the medieval Islamic world, hoping to explore the ways in which these thinkers grapple with multifarious, often conflicting modes of knowledge and … Continued

Yi Ding

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Education: B.A. Fudan University, M.A. Harvard University Research area: Tantric Buddhism, Dunhuang Studies Advisor: John Kieschnick

Tanvir Ahmed

Friday, September 19th, 2014

B.A., George Washington University, International Affairs (Middle Eastern Studies) Research Interests: medieval revolutionary/secessionist movements, messianic activism and thought

Daniel R. Tuzzeo

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

M.A., Florida State University, Religious Studies B.S., Florida State University, Anthropology I am a Ph.D. candidate specializing in Chinese Buddhist studies. My current research is an intellectual history examining the intersection of Indic and indigenous Chinese cosmologies in medieval Chinese Buddhism. I explore developments and discontinuities in Chinese Buddhists’ efforts to locate self, society, and … Continued

Grace Ramswick

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

B.A., U.C. Berekeley Indian Buddhism,Gandhāran studies, Buddhist philology, early Chinese Buddhism   Advisor : Paul Harrison

Adeana McNicholl

Wednesday, October 2nd, 2013

M.A., Stanford University, Religious Studies B.A., University of Manitoba (Winnipeg), Religious Studies Research Area: Buddhism and South Asian Religious Traditions Adeana specializes in early South Asian Buddhism and American Buddhism. Her interests include material culture, cosmology, postcolonial studies, and critical race theory. Adeana’s current work includes a project on race and ethnicity in American Buddhism … Continued