Department: Asian Languages and Cultures Anthropology Art History Department
Keywords: Asia, Buddhist Studies, China, Cultural anthropology, India, Japan, South Asia, Tibet
Jason McCombs received his BS (1999) in Biology and Religion from the University of Michigan, a Masters of Education (2003) from Harvard University, and his MA (2009) in Buddhist Studies at UCLA. His PhD research interests include Mahayana Buddhist history and sutra literature, Indian epigraphy, religious and social identity, and religious giving. Jason’s extracurricular interests include reading literature, philosophy, and science, playing basketball and baseball, and most recently, hanging out with his new baby daughter.