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Martha G. Newman, Chair BUR 529, Mailcode A3700, Austin, TX 78712 • 512-232-7737

Benjamin Cox

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Biography

Benjamin D. Cox is a fourth-year Ph.D. Student studying contemporary Japanese religion. He holds an M.A. From the University of Texas at Austin (2013), an M.A. from the Harvard University Graduate School of Arts and Sciences in the Regional Studies - East Asia track (2011), an M.T.S. from the Harvard Divinity School in Asian religions (2009), and an A.B. in religious studies from Dartmouth College (2007).

He is also a member of the Cognition, Culture, and Development Laboratory, where he is collaborating on a longitudinal study that tracks the effect of a liberal arts education on various aspects of self-reported religiosity


Benjamin is a recipient of the COLA continuing fellowship.

Interests

Japanese Religion | Folk/Popular Religion of East Asia | Ritual and Magic | Cognitive Science of Religion | Comparative Irreligion
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