My pedagogy and research share a common goal: to investigate religious practices as they are lived within specific theologies. My courses encourage students to be active collaborators in the classroom. Together, we foster discussion, community, and spaces to create new understandings of religious traditions in theory and in practice using traditional and innovative digital methods.

Courses Taught

  • Transnational Religions - Emory University, 2018
  • Introduction to Hinduism - Candler School of Theology, 2016
  • Dance and Embodied Knowledge – Assistant
  • Hindu and Buddhist Practices of South and Southeast Asia – Assistant
  • Hindu Myths – Assistant
  • South Asian Civilizations – Assistant

Proposed Courses
Just as my research is transnational and interdisciplinary, courses that I am prepared to teach have a broad reach across religions of South Asia and transnational religions. My courses also cover various methodologies in religious studies from digital approaches to ethnography and visual and material culture.

  • Religions of South Asia
  • Devotional Arts of India
  • Visual and Material Culture in the Study of Religion
  • Religion and Community - Hinduism and Buddhism
  • Religion and Embodied Knowledge
  • Living Epics of India
  • Digital Religion
  • Ethnographic Methods

Digital Pedagogy
My courses in religion make use of digital methods, but I also regularly teach courses focused on training graduate students and faculty and staff in digital research and pedagogy theories, methods, and technologies.

  • Teaching, Pedagogy, Curriculum and Research Graduate Workshop
  • Emory Foundations for Online Teaching
  • Introduction to Digital Publishing in the Humanities