Rahul is studying for a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE), with a focus on International Relations, International Economics, and the Politics of China and South Asia.
Rebecca was studying for a BA in International Relations at Stanford University.
Kristian has completed an M.St. in Theology.
Wahid has completed an M.St. in the Study of Religions. His main interests were Islam, philosophy, Hinduism, and anthropology.
Nirav Yogesh Piyush Amin
Psychiatric Anthropology - Harvard Medical School (2006)
MBBS - Bart's and the London School of Medicine, Queen Mary's University of London (2008 - 2013)
Nirav completed his MSc in Social Anthropology. His areas of interest are Anthropology of Religion, Hinduism in the Modern Era, and Diaspora studies.
Charlotte has received an M.St. in the Study of Religion with a focus on Hinduism and Islam.
After completing her BA in theology at Oxford, Alexandra is pursuing an M.Phil. in religious studies at SOAS.
Edwin is studying Theology at Oriel College. His areas of academic interest are Christianity, Hinduism and the Psychology of Religion.
MSc in Molecular Biology - University of Zagreb (2002)
Beatrice studied Sanskrit and classics.
Maura J. H. Collins
Maura received a BA in Oriental Studies (Sanskrit with Old Iranian). Her main areas of interest include comparative philology, Indo-Iranian languages, epic poetry and Eastern religions.
Mary studied scholarship and Christianity in Oxford.
Jonathan B. Edelmann
BA in Theology and Religious Studies, the History and Philosophy of Science - University of Leeds (2002)
Rev. Martin Ganeri OP
MA, M.Phil. - University of Cambridge
Shubhangi S. Gokhale
Shubangi is studying at Skidmore College, USA, where she is majoring in Government and East Asian Studies.
Shreepriya is pursuing a M.St. in Social Anthropology. Her mains interests are South Asia, women and power in Hindu epics, knowledge and power in corporate socieal hierarchy.
Dr Ravi Gupta
BA in Philosophy - Heythrop College, University of London (2011)
Meijia gained a BA in Sanskrit.
John-Louis is currently studying for a BA in Anthropology and Archaeology. His main areas of academic interest lie in Education, Informal Waste Management, Gender, Northern India and Nepal.
Dr Rembert Lutjeharms
BA (Hons) in Philosophy and Religious Studies - University of Stirling (2005)
BA in Study of Religion (Eastern and Western Philosophy, Hinduism and gender) - SOAS (2011)
Hursh is studying for a BA in Modern Languages with a focus on the language and literature of Russia and Spain.
Verena Hanna Meyer
MA in Philosophy - Universitat Passau (2011)
Trent was on a visiting student program of religion and political change from George Mason University in Virginia.
Judith was in Oxford on a 'Junior Year Abroad' programme studying Economic Theory and Hinduism.
Ashiyana was a visiting student to Oxford studying Hinduism, Hindi and Mathematics during her stay.
James David Naylor
James completed hi BA in Theology and Philosophy at Oxford.
Kyle Patrick O'Brien
BA in Politics- University of San Francisco (2009-2013)
John completed a BA in Theology from the University of Oxford.
Alana Lajoie O'Malley
B.Sc. in Physics - University of Winnipeg.
BA in Religion - University of California (2010)
MA in Religion - University of Florida (2012)
Ved is pursuing an MSt in the Study of Religion. His main areas of academic concentration at Oxford are Colonial and Modern India, Diaspora Hinduism, Hindu Ethics, Christian Theology and Christian Ethics.
BA - University of Denver.
Despoina completed her M.Phil. in Political Theory. Her main fields of interest were political ideologies, concepts of power, and conceptions of the 'political'.
Sweta studied Philosophy and Theology and concentrated on History of Philosophy and Philosophy of Religion.
Erik Ranstrom in a Visiting Student from Boston College where he is currently studying for a PhD in Comparative Theology. His interests include Hindu-Christian dialogue and 20th Century Catholic engagement with Vedanta.
Sheena was pursuing a BSc in Biology of Medicine from the College of New Jersey. She studied Endocrinology and Philosophy of Hinduism at Oxford.
Moriah Rekel Hernandez
Moriah studied macroeconomics and Hinduism. Her area of academic interest was Macroeconomics in Medicine.
Chao studied History on a Visiting Student Programme.
BA in Politics and International Relations - Royal Holloway (2010)
Claire completed a BA in Theology, Oxford University, acheiving not only a first (the highest grade of degree) but the top first of the year.
Anna Rose McCrory
Anna is studying Theology at St Peter's College.
After completeing a BA and a B.Th. at the University of Gothenburg, Ferdinando received a MA in Religious Studies with a major in History of Religions at the same university. He defended his Ph.D. at the University of Gothenburg in 2010. He is presently a researcher at Uppsala University where he is the Director of the Forum for South Asian Studies for the Humanities and Social Sciences. Ferdinando spent two terms in spring 2008 on doctoral work at the OCHS as a visiting scholar through a scholarship from the Swedish Foundation for International Cooperation in Research and Higher Education.
Daniel Bender Saver
BA in Religious Studies and Urdu - SOAS (1993)
BA in Classics - Trinity College, Dublin (2010)
Vivek Anand Sharma
Vivek studied for a BA in Philosophy, Politics and Economics (PPE). His areas of academic concentration were Knowledge and Reality and Philosophy of the Mind.
Divya was pursuing her BSc and MD in an accelerated program at The College of New Jersey and New Jersey Medical School.
B.Tech in IT and Computer Engineering - University of Kalyani (2004)
Sarah completed a Liberal Arts Degree from Sarah Lawrence College.
Dr Kenneth Valpey
Jacob Louis Waldenmaier
Having previously studied at the Ashland Theological College, USA, Jacob completed his D.Phil. in the Study of Religions. His main field was Comparative Theology, looking at the work of Ramanuja and Ibn 'Arabi´.
Oliver is studying for a MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies. His areas of interest are Himilayan Politics and the British Imperial History in Asia.
BA in Theology - University of Oxford (2009)
BA in Religious Studies (South Asian studies) - University of California, Santa Barbara (2011)
BSc in Psychology - University of Hong Kong (2010)
BA in Study of Religion - Waseda University (2011)
Kazuko studied for an MSt in the Study of Religion focusing on Judaism, Hinduism and the philosophy of religion.
Zhao is pursuing Buddhist Studies at the Oriental Institute having received a BA in Philosophy at Peking University.
Yi studied historical linguistics and Sanskrit at Oxford.
BA in Oriental History - Moscow State University of IR