Robert Decaroli

Robert Decaroli received his PhD (1999) from UCLA in the Arts of South and Southeast Asia with a minor in Buddhist Studies. He is author of the book, Haunting the Buddha: Indian Popular Religions and the Formation of Buddhism (Oxford University Press, 2004). Dr. Decaroli is currently Associate Professor at George Mason University in the Department of History and Art History, where he has worked since graduating in 1999. For the last six years he has also served as Director of the Art History program there.