Team

Members

Lara Braitstein

Lara Braitstein

Lara Braitstein is Associate Professor of Indian and Tibetan Buddhism in the School of Religious Studies at McGill University.

J.F. Marc Desjardins

J.F. Marc des Jardins

J.F. Marc des Jardins is Associate Professor at the Department of Religions and Cultures of Concordia University

Thupten Jinpa

Thupten Jinpa

Thupten Jinpa is adjunct professor at the School of Religious Studies at McGill. Former monk (Geshe Lharam) with a Ph.D in religious studies from Cambridge Univ., he has been since 1985 the principal English translator to H.H. the Dalai Lama.

John Leavitt

John Leavitt

John Leavitt is Full Professor of Anthropology at Université de Montréal.

Chiara Letizia

Chiara Letizia

Chiara Letizia is Professor of Religious traditions of Asia at Université du Québec à Montréal (UQÀM).

Associate members

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Mathieu Boisvert

Mathieu Boisvert is a full professor in the Department of Religious Sciences at UQÀM.

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Ellen Corin

Retired professor in anthropology and psychiatry, McGill University, and psychoanalyst.

Karine Gagné

Karine Gagné

Karine Gagné is an anthropologist and Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology at the University of Guelph.

Hamsa Stainton

Hamsa Stainton

Hamsa Stainton in an Assistant Professor of South Asian religions in the School of Religious Studies at McGill University.

Angela Sumeji

Angela Sumegi

Angela Sumegi is a retired Associate Professor of Humanities and Religion from Carleton University, Ottawa.

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Tracy Ying Zhang

Tracy Y. Zhang is a Mitacs Elevate Postdoctoral Fellow in the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema, Concordia University.

Current Students

Alumni students

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Diane Denis

Ph.D., U. Laval, 2013 - Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies, Kathmandu University, Center for Buddhist Studies at Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Nepal

Julia Stenzel

Julia Stenzel

Ph.D., McGill U., 2018 - Assistant Professor in Buddhist Studies, Kathmandu University, Center for Buddhist Studies at Rangjung Yeshe Institute, Nepal

Photo Élise Tardif-Turcotte

Élise Tardif-Turcotte

B.A. Laval University, 2009 - M.A. candidate - Digital Communications Advisor at the Observatoire des tout-petits, Quebec City