Currently researching early medieval Sanskrit drama, aesthetics, and narrative literature. Doctoral research involved the Sanskrit epics, Marathi devotional performance traditions, and theories of textual production, performance, and folkloristics. Other interests include South Asian folklore, narrative theory, and cultural studies.
M. A. and Ph. D. in South and Southeast Asian Studies, University of California, Berkeley.
ASIA 308 Mythological Literature of Ancient India in Translation
ASIA 398 Classical Hindu, Buddhist, and Jain Myths and Legends in Translation
ASIA 369 Asian Folklore
ASIA 547 Narrative Theory and South Asian Literature