Mitra Barua

Institution: Cornell University
Position: The Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Postdoctoral Fellow
Role at DRH: Expert
Area of Research: Religions in Two Bengals


D. Mitra Barua holds a Robert H. N. Ho Family Foundation Postdoctoral Fellowship in Buddhist Studies administered by the American Council of Learned Societies. Prior to his affiliation to Cornell in August 2014, he taught (2011-14) South and Southeast Asian Buddhism at the Department of Religion and Culture, University of Saskatchewan, Canada. His academic studies of religion developed in two streams, namely Oriental Studies in Sri Lanka (1994-2000), and then Religious Studies in Canada (2003-2011).

Research Interests

  • Religions In Bengals
  • Theravada Buddhism

Database Contributions

Entry name ProgressPublished Date modified
Chittagong Plain Buddhists July 09, 2019