Grad Profiles

Eliot Davenport

Doctoral Student


  • University of Virginia - PhD Religious Studies (in progress)
  • Harvard Divinity School - MTS
  • Texas A&M University - BS Civil Engineering

Research Interests

Premodern Indian philosophy, Hindu-Buddhist debates, Mīmāṃsā, Buddhist logic and epistemology, philosophy of mind, philosophy of language, philosophy of gender, queer theory

Courses Taught (GTA)

  • Introduction to Eastern Religious Traditions
  • Introduction to Hinduism
  • Buddhist Meditation and the Modern Secular World
  • Introduction to Buddhist Philosophy


Sanskrit, Hindi, German