PhD Students

Christopher Brugh

Department of Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Southeast Asia

Erin Burke

Department of Religious Studies

Research Interests: Tibetan Buddhism

Kali Cape

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Swati Chawla

History

Research Interests: Indian Policy Towards Himalayan States

Hao Chen

Department of History

Regional Specialization: China

Dijia Chen

School of Architecture

Research Interests: Chinese Architectural History

Cheng Chen

School of Architecture

Karl Deang

Department of Anthropology

Research Interests: Sexuality and global sexual health among LGBT communities in the Phillipines

Tashi Dekyid

Curry School of Education

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Andrew Frankel

Curry School of Education

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Aik Sai Goh

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: China
Research Interests: Buddhism

Pingyu He

Economics

Research Interests: Globalization and Labor Market

Christopher Heibert

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Pi-Cheng Huang

Politics

Miao Jiang

Department of Anthropology

Research Interests: Urban migration, hierarchy, identity, and the concept of "peasants" in Beijing

FNU Kamaoji

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Clara Ma

Art History

Regional Specialization: Dunhuang, China

James Macnee

Department of Religious Studies

Research Interests: Tibetan Buddhism

Yuji Maeda

Department of Politics

Regional Specialization: Japan
Research Interests: International Relations

Emily Matson

History

Regional Specialization: China

Heather Moody

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet
Research Interests: Early Buddhist tantra, Nyingmapa intellectual history

Sonam Nawang

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Wu Qu

History

Regional Specialization: China

Xiaolei Qu

Anthropology

Regional Specialization: China

Kelly Ritter

Architectural History

Regional Specialization: China

Chris Rowe

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: China
Research Interests: Buddhism

Miguel Sawaya

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Xiangkun Su

School of Architecture

Research Interests: Historic Preservation

Andrew Taylor

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Michelle Walsh

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Yaping Wang

Politics

Tsehua Washu

Curry School of Education

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Mary-Collier Wilks

Sociology

Regional Specialization: Southeast Asia
Research Interests: Gender and Development

Naomi Worth

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Xiaochen Zhang

Art History

Regional Specialization: China
Research Interests: Medieval Chinese Buddhist and Funerary Art

Jinchao Zhao

Art History

Regional Specialization: China

Yuchen Zhao

History

Regional Specialization: China

Devin Zuckerman

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet