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Travis Chilcott

BA in Religious Studies - University of California (2001)
M.St. in the Study of Religion - Oxford University (2002)
Masters Thesis: 'Divine Knowability in the Bhagavat-Sandarbha of Jiva Gosvami'.
Currently Travis is pursing his Ph.D. at the University of California at Santa Barbara through the Religious Studies Department.
Travis has been graced with the following awards: Cota-Robles Diversity Fellowship, University of California at Santa Barbara. Oxford's Clarendon Fund Bursary Scholarship.

William David Soud

BA in English - Davidson College
MA in English - University of Delaware
David is currently pursuing a DPhil in English. His research focuses on religious conversion and commitment, spiritual practice, and the notions of the self and the Absolute in the later poetry of W.B. Yeats, T.S. Eliot and David Jones. He shares with Yeats and Eliot an abiding interest in Indic traditions, especially Kashmir Shaivism and Raja Yoga.

Divya Sharma

Divya was pursuing her BSc and MD in an accelerated program at The College of New Jersey and New Jersey Medical School.

She studied Medical Sciences, Hindu Philosophy of Human Science and Public Health at Oxford.

John Schiepers

BA in Classics - Trinity College, Dublin (2010)

John is pursuing a BA in Sanskrit.

Sheena Rastogi

Sheena was pursuing a BSc in Biology of Medicine from the College of New Jersey. She studied Endocrinology and Philosophy of Hinduism at Oxford.

Kyle Patrick O'Brien

BA in Politics- University of San Francisco (2009-2013)

At Oxford, Kyle concentrated on Theology, Philosophy and English Literature

Casey Alexandra Kemp

BA in Religious Studies - University of Canterbury, NZ (2007)
MPhil in Religious Studies - University of Oxford (2009)
Casey is pursuing a DPhil in Buddhist studies. Her areas of academic concentration include Tantra, and Tibetan Buddhist Philosophy.

Gopal Hari Gupta

BSc in Electrical Engineering - Boise State University (2001)
MSc in Artificial Intelligence - Boise State University (2004)
MSt in Science and Religion - Oxford University (2009)
Gopal is pursuing a Science and Hinduism. His research interests include conceptions of conciousness, nature and divine agency in classical Hindu thought.

Tiffany Donohue

Tiffany is studying History, Theology and Philosophy at Oxford.

Rebecca Aier

Rebecca was studying for a BA in International Relations at Stanford University.

She studied Philosophy of Eastern Religions while at Oxford.