Graduate Placements

In recent years, our M.A. students have received offers of admission to Ph.D. and M.A. programs in Religion and related disciplines at the following universities:

Columbia University
Harvard University
Indiana University Bloomington
Syracuse University
Temple University
University of British Columbia
University of California at Los Angeles
University of Chicago
University of Florida
University of Pennsylvania
University of Texas at Austin
University of Oxford

Several of our recent graduates are profiled below:

Joseph Decker

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Joseph Decker received his MA in Religion in May 2019 with the thesis, Creation of Sacred Landscape and Legendary Origins of the Shikoku Pilgrimage, supervised by Tao Jiang.

He is a a doctoral student in the Department of Religious Studies at Indiana University Bloomington, continuing his study of pilgrimage in Japanese religions.

Jonathan C. Feuer

MA FeuerJonathan C. Feuer received his MA in Religion in May 2017 with the thesis, Becoming Wŏnhyo: Religious Modernization in Early Modern Korea, supervised by Tao Jiang.

He is a currently a doctoral student in the Department of Asian Languages and Cultures at UCLA, studying Korean religions and modern Korean history.

Hemal P. Trivedi

trvideiHemal P. Trivedi received his MA in Religion in May 2017, with the thesis, Sense of Agency: The Mind in Sāṃkhya & Yoga, supervised by Edwin Bryant.

He is currently a Ph.D. student, studying Indian religions, in the Department of Religious Studies, the University of Texas at Austin.