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    Mark C. Elliott

    Prof. Mark C. Elliott

    Director of Graduate Studies and Committee Member, Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
    Professor of Chinese and Inner Asian History
    Vice Provost for International Affairs
    Mark Elliott has been at Harvard since 2003, having earned his B.A. and M.A. at Yale and his Ph.D. at University of California at Berkeley. Before...
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    Dept. of East Asian Languages and Civilizations
    2 Divinity Avenue, 134A, Cambridge, MA 02138
    p: 617 496-6040
    Janet Gyatso

    Professor Janet Gyatso

    Committee Member, Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
    Hershey Professor of Buddhist Studies
    Associate Dean for Faculty and Academic Affairs, Harvard Divinity School

    Janet Gyatso is a specialist in Buddhist studies with concentration on Tibetan and South Asian cultural and intellectual history. Her books include ...

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    Cemal Kafadar

    Professor Cemal Kafadar

    Committee Member, Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
    Vehbi Koç Professor of Turkish Studies
    Prof. Kafadar is interested in the social and cultural history of the Middle East and southeastern Europe in the late medieval/early modern era. He... Read more about Cemal Kafadar
    Robinson Hall
    Room l-01
    35 Quincy Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    p: 617-496-5389
    Terry Martin

    Professor Terry Martin

    Committee Member, Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
    George F. Baker III Professor of Russian Studies
    Terry Martin is the author of The Affirmative Action Empire: Nations and Nationalism in the USSR, 1923–1939(Cornell UP, 2001) and co-editor (with Ronald... Read more about Terry Martin
    Center for Government and International Studies-South Building
    Room S328
    1730 Cambridge Street
    Cambridge, MA 02138
    p: p: 617-495-9895
    Michael Puett

    Professor Michael Puett

    Committee Member, Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
    Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology, Harvard College Professor
    (on leave academic year 2019-2020)
    Michael Puett is the Walter C. Klein Professor of Chinese History and Anthropology.  He holds a joint appointment in the EALC and Anthropology departments. He is also a non-resident long-term fellow for programs in anthropological and historical sciences and the languages and civilizations of East Asia at the Swedish Collegium for Advanced Study, Uppsala. Puett joined the Harvard faculty in 1994 after earning his M.A. (1987) and Ph.D. (1994) from the Department of Anthropology at the University of Chicago. His interests focus on the inter-relations between religion, anthropology, history, and philosophy. In his research, Puett aims to bring the study of China into larger historical and comparative frameworks.... Read more about Michael Puett
    David Roxburgh

    Professor David Roxburgh

    Committee Member, Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
    Department Chair, History of Art + Architecture
    Prince Alwaleed Bin Talal Professor of Islamic Art History Islamic
    After growing up in the Borders of Scotland, Roxburgh attended Edinburgh University and Edinburgh College of Art where he completed the MA in Fine Art (1988)... Read more about David Roxburgh
    485 Broadway, Cambridge, MA 02138485 Broadway,
    Cambridge,
    MA 02138
    Room 410
    p: 617.496.1056
    Leonard van der Kuijp

    Professor Leonard W. van der Kuijp

    Chair, Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies
    Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies, East Asian Languages and Civilizations
    Leonard van der Kuijp is professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies and chairs the Committee on Inner Asian and Altaic Studies. Best known for his studies of Buddhist epistemology, he is the author of numerous works on Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism.... Read more about Leonard W. van der Kuijp
    Department of South Asian Studies,
    1 Bow Street, Room 311,
    Cambridge MA 02138
    p: 617 496-6871