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Joanna Williams

B.A. Swarthmore College, 1960 M.A. Radcliffe College, 1961 Ph.D. Harvard University, 1969 Curriculum Vitae   Professor Williams holds a joint appointment in History of Art and South and Southeast Asian Studies and is a member of the Group in Buddhist Studies. After childhood in the…

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James A. Matisoff

Ph.D. University of California (Linguistics) 1967 James Matisoff, Professor of Linguistics and SSEAS, is a leading authority on Southeast Asian linguistics, especially on the diverse group of languages comprising the Tibeto-Burman family and has been on the Berkeley Linguistics faculty since 1970. He is the…

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Padmanabh S. Jaini

Ph.D. University of London Curriculum Vitae   Padmanabh S. Jaini is Professor emeritus of Buddhist Studies and co-founder of the Group in Buddhist Studies. Before joining UC Berkeley in 1972, he taught at the School of Oriental and African Studies, London and at the University…

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George L. Hart

Ph.D. Harvard University (Sanskrit and Indian Studies) 1971 Curriculum Vitae   George Hart has taught all areas of Tamil literature as well as courses on Indian Civilization, Indian literature, and Indian religion. His latest publication (with Hank Heifetz) is an annotated translation of the great…

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Vasudha Dalmia

M.A. University of Cologne Ph.D. Jawaharlal Nehru University 1985 Habilitation, University of Heidelberg 1996 Curriculum Vitae   Vasudha Dalmia is a Professor Emerita of Hindi and Modern South Asian Studies. The body of her work may be described as the study of cultural formations, grouped…

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