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Fuller, Jason D., Ph.D.




Religious Studies, Harrison Hall, Room 304
Greencastle, IN

Religious Studies

Associate Professor of Religious Studies and Director of the Asian Studies Program

Jason D. Fuller, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, Director of Asian Studies, and John Clark Ridpath Faculty Fellow at DePauw received his Ph.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 2005.

Specializing in the study of Modern Hinduism, Professor Fuller's disciplinary training was in Comparative Religion. His area training was in South Asian Studies. He has conducted field and archival research in India as well as Japan, Greece, Great Britain and the United States. His research has been supported by fellowships from the U.S. Department of Education, the American Institute of Indian Studies, the University of Washington, the University of Pittsburgh, the University of Pennsylvania, the Great Lakes Colleges Association and DePauw University. His writing has appeared in numerous scholarly publications including the Journal of Hindu Studies, Teaching Theology and Religion, the Journal of Vaishnava Studies, the International Journal of Hindu Studies and Education About Asia.

Current areas of research include: Hindu Modernity, Bengali Vaishnavism, Hindu-Christian Dialogue, and Psychoanalytic Interpretations of Religion.

Together with his wife Rebekah, who is a writer and scholar of Medieval English Literature, Fuller enjoys a variety of pastimes including daily meditation and the reading of Arthurian fantasy literature. When he is not teaching, writing or doing historical research Professor Fuller is often to be found riding his 2001 Indian Spirit motorcycle along the back roads of rural Indiana. 


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