Ajay Rao is currently an assistant professor in the Department and Center for the Study of Religion, and in the Department of Historical Studies at University of Toronto, Mississauga. He completed his Bachelor of Arts and Masters at the University of Michigan. He also received a Masters in Chicago, where he later completed his Ph.D. His interests are in the academic studies of South Asian religions; Sanskrit intellectual history; Sanskrit literature and poetics; and religion and aesthetics. He is currently working on a project about the “theologization of the Ramayana” in South India, 1250-1600.
Department for the Study of Religion
Historical Studies, UTM
BA (Michigan), MA (Michigan), MA (Chicago), PhD (Chicago)
At St.George Campus:
170 St.George Street, Rm JHB331
At Mississauga campus:
North Building, 3359 Mississauga