Travis Smith

Lecturer - Sanskrit

Ph.D in Religion, Columbia University (2007)
M.Phil in Religion, Columbia University (2004)
M.A. in Religion, Columbia University (2003)

Office Hours
Dwinelle 359A
Wednesday 10:00 – 11:30 am and by appointment

Research Interests
Travis LaMar Smith is a Sanskritist with interests in religious and mythological narrative literature (epics and Purāṇas) as well as erotic and sexological literature (Kāmaśāstra). Before joining SSEAS, he was previously an Associate Professor of Sanskrit and Indian Studies at Seoul National University, South Korea. His current project is a critical edition and translation of the Kāmasūtra of Vātsyāyana.

Sanskrit 100AB Elementary Sanskrit
Sanskrit 101AB Intermediate Sanskrit