T. Joseph Leach

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T. Joseph Leach

Tibetan Buddhism in the Western Himalayan Region

  • Affiliation(s)
    • Center for South Asian Studies
  • Fields of Study
    • Tibetan Buddhism in the Western Himalayan Region
    • Visual Material and Culture
    • Ethnography
  • About

    Joe's research is based in Tibetan Buddhist communities in the North Indian Himalayan regions of Lahaul, Spiti, Ladakh and Zangskar. He focuses on the role of visual and material culture in mediating change.

  • Education
    • B.A., Smith College, 2007
  • Languages (other than English)
    • Colloquial Tibetan
    • Classical Tibetan
    • Bhoti
    • Hindi
    • German