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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  

Advising & Mentoring


PhD students:

Shreya Maini, in-progress

Mani Rao, Visionary Experience of Mantra. An Ethnography in Andhra-Telangana (2016)

Saadia Yacoob, (co-chair) Hermeneutics of Desire: Ontologies of Gender in Early Hanafi Law (2016)

Zaid Adhami, (co-chair) Faith with Doubt: American Muslims, Secularity, and the 'Crisis of Faith.’ (2017)

Alexander McKinley, Mountain at the Center of the World (2018)

Yael Lazar, Networked Devotion: Hindu Adoption of Digital Media (2018)

Yasmine Singh, Goddess In Flux: Rani Bhatiyani In Jasol, Northwestern India (2019)

Seth Ligo, Representations of Bhairava in Art and Worship (2019)