Department of Religion

Position: Professor
Areas of Specialization: Religions of India
Office: Loree Building, Room 108
Office Hours: Spring 2018: Tuesdays, 1:00-2:00 p.m., Loree 108, DC
Phone: 848-932-3289 / 9641
Fax: 732-932-1271
Education: Ph.D., M.Phil, B.A. Columbia University Manchester University

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A Brief Video About My Work

Dasti and
Bryant Editors)
Free Will, Agency,
and Selfhood in
Indian Philosophy
(Oxford University
The Yoga Sutras of
Patanjali (North Point
Press, 2009)
(Editor) Krishna: A
Sourcebook (Oxford
Univ. Press, 2007)
(Bryant and Patton
Editors) The Indo-
Aryan Controversy
Evidence and Inference
in Indian History
(Routledge, 2005)
(Bryant and Ekstrand Editors)
The Hare Krishna Movement:
The Post-Charismatic Fate of
a Religious Transplant (Columbia
Univ. Press, 2004)
Krishna: The Beautiful
Legend of God (Penguin
Books, 2003)
The Quest for the
Origins of Vedic Culture:
Indo-Aryan Migration
Debate (OUP, 2001)

Bhakti Yoga: Tales and
Teachings from the Bhagavata
Purana (North Point Press,


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