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

Dijia Chen

School of Architecture

Research Interests: Chinese Architectural History

Cheng Chen

School of Architecture

Hao Chen

Department of History

Regional Specialization: China

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

Catherine Fan

Art and Architectural History

Andrew Frankel

Curry School of Education

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Aik Sai Goh

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: China
Research Interests: Buddhism

Su Yeone Jeon

Sociology

Regional Specialization: Korea
Research Interests: Biopharmaceutical industry in Korea

Miao Jiang

Department of Anthropology

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

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

Heather Moody

Religious Studies

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

Sonam Nawang

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Sonam Nyenda

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Bhutan
Research Interests: Tibetan history

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

Zejun Wang

History

Research Interests: US-East Asia Relations

Tsehuajab Washul

Curry School of Education

Regional Specialization: Tibet

Yuan Xi

Sociology

Research Interests: Sociological study of Chinese political and intellectual history

Eben Yonnetti

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet
Research Interests: Development of Tibetan Buddhism in Taiwan from 1980 to present

Xiaochen Zhang

Art History

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

Yuchen Zhao

History

Regional Specialization: China

Devin Zuckerman

Religious Studies

Regional Specialization: Tibet