Associate Professor and Graduate Coordinator

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Room 209 Peabody Hall

Dr. Nanette Spina is an Associate Professor of Religion at the University of Georgia. Her research interests include Hindu traditions in India, Sri Lanka and North America. Dr. Spina utilizes historical/ethnographic research methods, and has conducted field studies among religious communities in South Asia and North America. Her research concerns issues at the interstices of Religion & Migration and Religion & Gender. Dr. Spina teaches courses on South Asian religious traditions in the Department of Religion and also serves on the faculty of the Center for Asian Studies at the University of Georgia.


PhD, McMaster University, Canada