James Arya Moallem (HEAL)
Ph.D. Candidate in HEAL/Tibet
J. Arya Moallem received his B.A in Science, Technology, and Society from Colby College and a Masters of Theological Studies with a concentration in Buddhist Studies from Harvard Divinity School. His research focuses on historical geography, geopolitics, and travel writing in the eastern Tibetan region of Kham during the Qing dynasty. He is also interested in Inner Asian philology, Sino-Tibetan and Altaic historical linguistics, and the institutional history of Tibetan-Buddhist reincarnation lineages.