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Dr. Jeffrey Samuels

Dr. Jeffrey Samuels
- Professor / Acting Department Head


After receiving a bachelor's degree from the University of California, Berkeley, Dr. Samuels pursued a master's degree at the University of Colorado at Boulder as well as a master's degree and a Ph.D. at the University of Virginia.

Areas of Interest

Theravada Buddhism, South Asian religions, history of religions, the intersection of religion and culture in South and Southeast Asia.

Courses Taught

Religions of Asia
Religion and Film
Buddhist-Christian Monasticism
Ethnography of Religion
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