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Tracy Pintchman Ph.D.

Title/s: Professor
Director of International Studies Program

Office #: Crown Center 327

Phone: 773.508.2372

E-mail: tpintch@luc.edu

CV Link: Pintchman CV


Tracy Pintchman holds a PhD in Religious Studies from the University of California in Santa Barbara (1992). She specializes in the study of Hinduism, with a focus on gender issues, Goddess traditions, and Hindu women's rituals. She has held grants from the American Academy of Religion, American Institute of Indian Studies, and the National Endowment of the Humanities. She has also taught at Northwestern University and Harvard University, where she was a visiting scholar in the Women's Studies in religion Program at Harvard Divinity School in 2000-2001.

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Tracy Pintchman is working on three edited volumes; has a contract to write a book called Hinduism: The Basics (Routledge); and is doing research on transnational influences on a Hindu Goddess temple in Michigan.

Research Interests

Religious Studies; Hinduism


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