Viraj is studying for a BSc in Engineering Science. Viraj is a committee member of the OCHS Leadership Programme.
MSc in Social Anthropology - Oxford University (2009)
Iliyana is pursuing a DPhil in Social Anthropology. Her area of academic focus is Christianity in India.
Ellie is doing a BA in Theology. She is particularly interested in New testament studies and ancient Greek.
Cameron is studying for a D.phil. at the Oriental Institute. His main fields of interest are Tibetan and Indian Buddhism and Tantrism.
Samvartika is studying History at University College.
Nayan Ashwin Bedia
Shoumik is studying English and Oriental Studies.
BA in Mathematics and Economics - Drake University (1980)
MA in Economics - Cornell University (1984)
Josephine is studying for a MSt in Oriental Studies. Her areas of focus are Sanskrit, Sastra, Genre and Metarules.
Edwin is studying Theology at Oriel College. His areas of academic interest are Christianity, Hinduism and the Psychology of Religion.
Peter Thabiso Bustraan
BA in Religious Studies - Rijksuniversiteit Groningen, Netherlands (2013)
Peter is currently working towards an MPhil in Classical Indian Religion. His main areas of academic concentration are Sanskrit, the political and social history of India and research on Moksa.
Abbie is studying for a BA in Theology. Part of her studies involve Hinduism.
BA in Study of Religion (SOAS)
Avni is currently pursuing a MPhil in Classical Indian. Her areas of academic focus are Sanskrit, Brahmanism and Vaisnavism. The title of her thesis is: An Introduction and Annotated Translation of the Unpublished Second Chapter of Bhāradvāja Samhitā.
BA in Religious and Theological Studies - Cardiff University (2013)
Seema is currently studying for an M.Phil. in Classical Indian Religions. Her main areas of academic concentration are Sanskrit, Vaisnavism and Saivism, and Indian narrative traditions.
Maura J. H. Collins
Maura is studying for a BA in Classics and Oriental Studies (Sanskrit with Greek). Her main areas of interest include comparative philology, Indo-Iranian languages, epic poetry and Eastern religions.
Ida is studying for a MPhil in International Relations. Her areas of interest are International Political Theory and Global Ethics.
BA in English Literature and Politics - The City University of New York (2009)
Kunchok is pursuing a MPhil in International Relations.
Tiffany is studying History, Theology and Philosophy at Oxford.
Tristan Edward Elby
BA in Oriental Studies (Sanskrit with Old Iranian) - Oxford University (2012)
Paul is commencing his MA on Tantric Sanskrit. His MA research is on different strata of injunctions for Kubjika, a Shakta-Shaiva Tantric tradition preserved in Nepal. He is also interested in Saiva traditions/Mantrayana interaction, Epics (especially the Mahabharata), transmission of Avesta, and Vedic philology.
Frances is studying for a BA in Theology.
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.
Gopal Hari Gupta
Mark is studying for a BA in Classics and Oriental Studies. He is concentrating on the study of the Greek Epics and Sanskrit.
BA in Philosophy - University of Hawaii, Minoa (2011)
MA in Philosophy - University of Hawaii, Minoa (2011)
Alan is currently studying for a DPhil in Theology. His main areas of focus are Jiva Gosvami, and the role of imagination in religious experience.
Fabienne Tara Belle Heuze
Fabienne is currently studying for a BA in Sanskrit. Her main interests are Sanskrit, linguistics, religion, and literature.
Phoebe is doing a BA in Sanskrit. Her main interests are India and Tibet.
Matthew James Martin
BA in Religious and Theological Studies - Cardiff University (2012)
Matthew is studying for a MSt in Study of Religion. His areas of academic interest are Hindu and Buddhist traditions and Anthropology of Religion.
Gayathiri is pursuing a BA in Theology. Her areas of academic concentration are Hinduism and the Nature of Religion.
BA Honours in Law - National Law School of India University (2011)
Brunda is studying Law at Worcester College.
Casey Alexandra Kemp
BA in Study of Religion - SOAS (2013)
Anthony is studying for a MSt in Study of Religion. He is particularly interested in Modern Hinduism and Vaishnavism.
Ameer is studying for a BA in Politics, Philosophy, and Economics with a focus on International Relations, Religion, Ethics and Politics in Africa. Ameer is Director of the OCHS Leadership Programme.
Rahul is pursuing a BA in History. His area of focus is the Early Modern History of Europe.
Monish is studying History. He is particularly interested in British and Indian History.
Hari is is studying for an M.St. on contemporary India with a focus on Indian development and politics.
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.
MSc in Contemporary Indian Study - Tsinghua Univerty; Jawaharlal Nehru University (2009)
Sasidhar is pursuing a MSc in Neuroscience at The Queen's College.
Anica is pursuing an M.Phil. in Classical Indian Religions. Her concentration is in Buddhism, Saivism, Yogini culture, and temples in India and Southeast Asia
Anirudh is studying for a BA in Politics, Philosophy and Economics (PPE).
Rutej is currently striving towards an MEng in Engineering Science.
James Michael Macdonagh
James is pursuing a BA in Theology. His main areas of interest are Hinduism and Sociology of Religion.
Dr Alok K Mishra
PhD in Psychometric Disorder
MSt in Philosophy
MSt in Clinical Psycology
College: Oxford Department of International Development
Dr Mishra is studying Statelessness and International Law. His area of academic interest is International Development.
MBBS in Medecine - Imperial College London (2010)
Amit was studying PPE.
Amit passed away on the 27th February 2013, before the completion of his degree.
Bhavnisha is studying for a BA in Classics and Sanskrit
Shubha Shantha Murthy
BA in Engineering - Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad (1990)
Shubha is currently studying for an MPhil in Classical Indian Religion.
MA (Honours) in Religious Studies - University of Aberdeen (2011)
Lobsang Nyima Laurent
Lobsang is pursuing a D.Phil. in Oriental Studies. His field is Tibetan and Himalayan Studies.
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.
Shanna is pursuing a MSc in Contemporary India. Her areas of interest are Indian Politics since 1947, Indian Political Economy and Human Development in India.
Kirtan is studying History at Mansfield College.
MA in Indian Religion - SOAS (2013)
BSc in Computer Science - Queen Mary University, London (2002)
Sunit is currently pursuing a DPhil in Theology. His area of academic concentration is Hinduism.
Sridhar is currently on a visiting programme, focusing on English and Economics.
Olivia is studying Sanskrit and Oriental Studies.
Anna's studies include a spatial analysis of Hindutva, the relationship between the brahman, renouncer and king in Hindu society and narrative analysis with reference to subalternity. She also has an interest in Islam, writing the particular and universal aspects of Islam into a single narrative.
MPhil in Modern South Asian Studies - Oxford University (2010)
BA in Indian studies and English literature - Indiana University (2008)
Megan is studying for a DPhil in Oriental Studies. Her areas of academic studies are South Asian Studies and the History of Islam in South Asia.
Anna Rose McCrory
Anna is studying Theology at St Peter's College.
BA in Classics - Trinity College, Dublin (2010)
Vibha is studying Mathematics at Oriel College. Her area of academic interest is Mathematical Models in Fluid Dynamics.
Swati is studying for a BA in Engineering. She helped establish the Oxford Indian Classical Arts Society (OICAS).
BA in Politics, Psychology, Sociology and International Studies - University of Cambridge (2011)
MA in South Asian Studies - School of Oriental and African Studies (2012)
Tushar is pursuing a MSt in the Study of Religion. His areas of focus are Christianity, Hinduism and Nature of Religion.
Rajan is studying for a BA in Classics.
Sagar is study for a BSc in Engineering Science. Sagar is a committe member of the OCHS Leadership Programme.
MA in Sanskrit and Hindu Studies - Hebrew University
MBA in Management and Law - University of Delhi (2008)
Mahaveer is pursing a Masters in Diplomatic Studies. His areas of interest are International Law and International Relations.
Shibanee is pursuing a BA in PPE.
BA in Philosophy and Theology - Gregorian University, Rome (2005)
MA in Theology - National University of Athens (2010)
Pavlov is currently studying for a DPhil in Theology. His main areas of interest are Greek Orthodox Theology, Hinduism, Nationalism, and the relationship between the Church and the State.
William David Soud
Priya Sury is studying for a Masters in the Study of Religions. Her areas of academic interests are Hinduism and Buddhism.
Jay is studying for a BA in Law.
Sophie Von Der Tann
Sophie is studying for a BA in Theology and Oriental Studies.
Sumil is studying for a BA in the Philosophy of Physics.
Jens Christian Thorstensen
Jens is a visiting student from the University of Aarhus. He is studying hermeneutins and Sanskrit.
BA Honours in Theology (History of Christianity in the Indian sub-continent) - London School of Theology (2010)
Holly is studying for a BA in Theology.
William is studying English, Japanese Linguistics, and Buddhism
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.
Derek is studying transpersonal psychology and Hinduism.
Zhao is pursuing Buddhist Studies at the Oriental Institute having received a BA in Philosophy at Peking University.
MPhil in Philosophy - Paris-Sorbonne University
MA in Philosophy - University College London (2010)
Clarisse is a visiting student from Ecole Normale Superieure in Paris. She is currently studying Philosophy at St Catherine's College. During her stay in Oxford, Clarisse is the French Lectrice to undergraduate students, at both St. Catherine's College and Wadham College.