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Peter Zinoman

Peter Zinoman

Education PhD, Cornell University BA, Tufts University Research Interests Peter Zinoman is Chairman of the History Department at the University of California, Berkeley.  He is the author of the Colonial Bastille: A History of Imprisonment in Vietnam, 1862-1940 (2001) and Vietnamese Colonial Republican: The Political…

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Alexander von Rospatt

Alexander von Rospatt

Education Ph.D. University of Hamburg, 1993 M.A. University of Hamburg, 1988 Research Interests Alexander von Rospatt is Professor for Buddhist and South Asian Studies, and Director of the Group in Buddhist Studies. He specializes in the doctrinal history of Indian Buddhism, and in Newar Buddhism,…

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Sylvia Tiwon

Sylvia Tiwon

Education Ph.D.  South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1985 M.A. Stanford University, 1978 Research interests Sylvia Tiwon teaches literature, gender, oral and cultural studies of Southeast Asia with a focus on Indonesia. Her areas of interest include national and pre-national literatures, oral…

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Raka Ray

Raka Ray

Education Ph.D. University of Wisconsin (Sociology) 1993 Curriculum Vitae   Research Interests Professor Raka Ray holds a joint appointment in Sociology and SSEAS. Her areas of interest include gender and feminist theory, social movements, and relations between dominant and subaltern groups in India. Her current…

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Robert Philip Goldman

Robert P. Goldman

Education Ph.D. University of Pennsylvania (Oriental Studies), 1971 B.A. Columbia College, 1964 Research interests Robert Goldman is the William and Catherine Magistretti Distinguished Professor of Sanskrit and India Studies.  He completed his doctoral studies at the University of Pennsylvania in 1971 and has taught and…

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Munis Faruqui

Munis D. Faruqui

Education: Ph.D. Duke University, 2002 M.A. University of Cambridge, 1992 Research interests: Munis D. Faruqui is a historian. His focus is on the Muslim experience in South Asia, especially during the Mughal period. His books include Princes of the Mughal Empire, 1504-1719 (Cambridge, 2012), Expanding Frontiers in South…

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Penny Edwards

Penny Edwards

Education: Ph.D. History, Monash University, 1999 M.Phil, International Relations, University of Oxford, 1992 BA Hons, Chinese, SOAS, London, 1985 Research Interests: I research and write at the intersections of culture, history, literature and memory in Southeast Asia. My primary research areas are 19th and 20th…

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Jacob Dalton

Jacob Dalton

Education: M.A. and Ph.D. University of Michigan, 2002 B.A. Marlboro College, 1993 Research interests: Jacob Dalton, Khyentse Foundation Distinguished University Professor in Tibetan Buddhism, holds a joint appointment in South and Southeast Asian Studies and East Asian Languages and Cultures. An active member of the…

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Lawrence Cohen

Lawrence Cohen

Curriculum Vitae Lawrence Cohen is a Professor in Anthropology and South and Southeast Asian Studies and the co-director of the Medical Anthropology Program. His research in South Asia has included the following: aging, postcoloniality, and rhetorics of family decline; Ayurveda and its contemporary transformations; the…

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