Guy R. Welbon

Associate Professor Emeritus of Religious Studies and South Asia Studies


Ph.D. (with distinction), The University of Chicago, 1963

A.M. Northwestern University, 1960

B.S.J. ("With Highest Distinction") Northwestern University, 1958

Research Interests
  • Hindu and Buddhist ritual practices
  • The agama and South Indian "temple Hinduism"
  • History of Southeast Asia (especially Burma and Cambodia)
  • Pali Buddhist texts
  • Problems in intercultural hermeneutics
Research Areas