Alexandra Kaloyanides

Alexandra Kaloyanides
Assistant Professor
Cedar Hall 23B
704-687-5188

Alexandra Kaloyanides (B.A., Barnard College of Columbia University, summa cum laude, Phi Beta Kappa; M.A. and M.Phil., Religious Studies, Yale University; Ph.D., Religious Studies, Yale University; Postdoctoral Scholar, Ho Center for Buddhist Studies, Stanford University) is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at the University of North Carolina at Charlotte where her teaching focuses on Buddhism. She researches Burmese religions and American religious history. Her book manuscript, Objects of Conversion, Relics of Resistance, examines the religious contestations, conversions, and transformations during the nineteenth-century American Baptist mission to Burma. Dr. Kaloyanides served as Managing Editor of Tricycle: The Buddhist Review and currently serves as editor of the Asian Traditions section of Marginalia Review of Books, a Los Angeles Review of Books Channel.

Her publications include:

“’Show Us Your God’: Marilla Baker Ingalls and the Power of Religious Objects in Nineteenth-Century Burma,” Religions, June, 2016

“America’s God and the World: Questioning the Protestant Consensus,” Church History: Studies in Christianity and Culture, September, 2015