Faculty Associate. Parkman Professor of Divinity and Professor of Comparative Theology; Director, Center for the Study of World Religions, Harvard Divinity School.
Research interests: Hinduism and Christianity as classical religious traditions negotiating modernity and globalization; hermeneutics of interreligious and intercultural exchange; missionary encounters; and classical Hinduism (Sanskrit, Tamil traditions).
Faculty Associate (on leave spring 2015). Hugh K. Foster Professor of African and African American Studies and of Anthropology, Departments of African and African American Studies and Anthroplogy; Oppenheimer Fellow in African Studies, Harvard University.
Research interests: Crime, policing, and the state; democracy and difference; and postcolonial politics and law in South Africa.