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Leela Prasad

Professor of Religious Studies
Religious Studies
Box 90964, 118C Gray Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
118C Gray Bldg, Durham, NC 27708
Office hours on leave, 2023-24  

Current Appointments & Affiliations


Professor of Religious Studies · 2020 - Present Religious Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Professor in the Program of Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies · 2021 - Present Gender, Sexuality & Feminist Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Previous Appointments & Affiliations


Director of Undergraduate Studies of the Department of Religious Studies · 2022 - 2023 Religious Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor of Religious Studies · 2007 - 2020 Religious Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Associate Professor in the Department of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies · 2013 - 2015 Asian & Middle Eastern Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Faculty Director of the Duke Center for Civic Engagement · 2010 - 2013 Religious Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Assistant Professor of Religion · 1999 - 2007 Religious Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences
Andrew W. Mellon Assistant Professor · 2002 - 2003 Religious Studies, Trinity College of Arts & Sciences

Academic Positions Outside Duke


Vice-President · 2022 - Present American Academy of Religion