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Religion

Education

B.A. South Asian Studies, Ph.D. Buddhist Studies, University of Wisconsin–Madison

Professor Newman is a historian of religions who specializes in Indian and Tibetan Buddhism. His research focuses on the Vajrayana Buddhist Kalacakra tantra (“Wheel of Time system of mysticism”) tradition. He is also interested in Buddhist interactions with other religions, and methodological issues in the cross-cultural study of religions.

Recent Courses

Seminar: Topics in the Study of Religion
Orientalism
Cultural History of Tibet
Indian Buddhist Thought