Leonard W. J. van der Kuijp

Leonard W. J. van der Kuijp

Professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies
Leonard W. J.  van der Kuijp

MA, University of Saskatchewan
PhD, University of Hamburg

Leonard van der Kuijp, a graduate of Hamburg, and former MacArthur Fellow, is professor of Tibetan and Himalayan Studies at Harvard, where he 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. His most recent publication is In Search of Dharma: Indian and Ceylonese Travelers in Fifteenth Century Tibet (2009). His research interests include, Tibetan history, culture and civilization, 13th-15th centuries and Tibetan Buddhism

Professor van der Kuijp is currently teaching.

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Harvard University
The Department of Sanskrit and Indian Studies
1 Bow St.
Cambridge, MA 02138

office hours: see Department of South Asian Studies

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