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Visiting Fellow, 2019 – 2020

Thomas Hunter

Lecturer in Sanskrit and South-Southeast Asian Studies The University of British Columbia

Biography

Thomas M. Hunter lectures in Sanskrit and South-Southeast Asian Studies in the Department of Asian Studies at the University of British Columbia. Prior to joining UBC he worked for over twenty years guiding students from North America in their study abroad programs in Indonesia and India. He has been a Fellow of the National Endowment for the Humanities (1996), the Institute for Advanced Study at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem (2003-4), and the Wissenschaftskolleg zu Berlin (2006-7). His publications focus on the ancient literature of India and Indonesia, especially works in the Kawi, or Old Javanese, language.

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