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Courtney Averkamp

Doctoral Student


  • University of Virginia - PhD Religious Studies (anticipated 2023)
  • University of Illinois - MA South Asian and Middle Eastern Studies
  • University of Illinois - MA Religion
  • St. Ambrose University - BA Philosophy, minor in Classics

Area of Specialization

Hinduism and Ecology, Gandhian Ethics, Environmental Thought in India

Courses Taught (TA)

  • University of Virginia: Introduction to Hinduism; Introduction to Eastern Religions; Religion, Ethics, and Global Environments
  • University of Wisconsin-Madison: Elementary Hindi
  • University of Illinois: World Religions; Asian Mythology; Introduction to Islam


Hindi, Sanskrit, German, and Spanish