Brooke Schedneck

Institution: Rhodes College
Position: Assistant Professor
Location: Memphis, TN
Role at DRH: Expert
Area of Research: Thailand; Theravada Buddhism


Brooke Schedneck is Assistant Professor in the Department of Religious Studies at Rhodes College. Her work focuses on contemporary Buddhism in Thailand, where she has lived and conducted researched for over eight years. Her first book, published through Routledge’s series Contemporary Asian Religions in 2015, is titled Thailand’s International Meditation Centers: Tourism and the Global Commodification of Religious Practices. She has been published in Contemporary Buddhism, The Buddhist Studies Review, Modern Asian Studies, Religion, and The Journal of Contemporary Religion.

Research Interests

  • Buddhism
  • Southeast Asia
  • Thailand

Database Contributions

Entry name ProgressPublished Date modified
Thai Bhikkhunis January 22, 2020
Thai Forest Tradition March 27, 2020