Pankaj Jain (University of North Texas)
updated: April 23, 2010 8:22:33 PM EDT
Department of Philosophy and Religion Studies
Department of Anthropology
University of North Texas
Description of work:
Pankaj Jain is an Assistant Professor at the University of North Texas
where he is teaching courses related to South Asian Religions and Ecology.
Earlier he has also taught Indian Films, Sanskrit, Hindi/Urdu languages
and literatures at North Carolina State University, Rutgers, Kean, New
Jersey City University, and University of Iowa. He is interested to
connect ancient traditions with contemporary issues which he dealt with in
his dissertation Indic Traditions and Ecology. He has published portions
from his research in journals such as Religious Studies Review,
Worldviews, Religion Compass, Journal of Vaishnava Studies, and Visual
Anthropology and is currently working on his monograph Dharma and Ecology.
He received his Masters degree from Columbia University and doctorate from
the University of Iowa.